It's a list! It's an array! No, it's...

David Vaughan dvk at dvkconsult.com.au
Thu Dec 5 17:08:01 EST 2002


On Friday, December 6, 2002, at 06:58 AM, Dar Scott wrote:

> Here is something I'm tinkering with.
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> I am packing values into a single value in a way that is not a list 
> and is not an array.
snip

I think SmallTalk used "bag" for an unordered set, and that 
"collection" is reasonably common now. I go with the idea that "list" 
implies some sequence, even if properly speaking it is unordered. I 
[suggest / vote / prefer] bag or collection in your example.

cheers
David
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