[plt-scheme] likely -> incompatibility: hashtables

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 8 15:18:41 EDT 2008

At Tue, 08 Apr 2008 20:40:10 +0200, "Majorinc, Kazimir" wrote:
> Matthew Flatt wrote:
> >  * Add `table-remove', the functional complement of `table-remove!'.
> >   
> This name suggests that table-remove function mutated original hash 
> table and the absence of ! is not unambiguous denial of that. More 
> descriptive names like copy-of-table-without could be less confusing.

You're right, but that's also longer and more difficult to remember.
Short and consistent notation is an explicit goal of this experiment.


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