From: Ullrich Koethe (u.koethe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-15 05:33:19
Ross Smith wrote:
> In my own multi-dimensional array and tree templates, I've coined the
> term "traverser" for the equivalent of an iterator over non-linear data
> I originally just called them iterators, but that never felt right
> (regardless of how you spell it :-) ); to me, terms like "iteration"
> imply a linear, one-after-the-other process. After a while I came up
> with "traverser", which seems to me to fit the concept of navigating a
> non-linear structure much better.
Interesting suggestion. I like it. Another possibility might be
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