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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-21 23:15:18

I'd be happy with either assoc_list or alist, though I still prefer
associative_list. In general I believe that long, descriptive names for
classes and functions are good (Alex Stepanov beat this into my head while
I was working at SGI). I think the amount of information conveyed to the
reader of the code is more important than these other issues.

Just my $0.02,

On Mon, 21 Jan 2002, David Abrahams wrote:
> > doesn't have the logarithmic-time lookup of multimap. I suppose I could go
> > with
> > assoc_list, but that's unpronounceable. Any other ideas?
> elisp (regular lisp, too?) has "alists" which are exactly what you're
> building.

 Jeremy Siek
 Ph.D. Student, Indiana Univ. B'ton email: jsiek_at_[hidden]
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