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From: John Max Skaller (skaller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-03 10:32:02

It seems that function.hpp contains a word 'Functor',
use to describe a class emulating a function.

The best word to use is Functoid (or even Function!!).
The entity described is NOT a functor.
That word has a precise technical meaning in mathematics:
a functor is a structure preserving map.
The terminology is used extensively in computer science literature,
and is even a keyword in SML (where the use really is intended
to provide a model of a functor).

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