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From: Albrecht Fritzsche (albrecht.fritzsche_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-03 10:37:42

John Max Skaller wrote:
> 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:

But in C++ too, just have a look at C++PL, 3rd edition, at page 515

"An object of a class with an application operator is called a
 function-like object, a functor, or simply a function object."

Hence it shouldn't confuse C++ programmers, since it is already
commonly used, AFAIK.


Albrecht Fritzsche, Software Developer
alfabet meta-modeling AG, 
leibnizstr. 53, 10629 berlin, germany

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