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

Monte Goulding monte at
Fri Dec 6 03:44:01 EST 2002

> OK, so far my favorites are ...
> node and node sequence
> node and sequence
> bead and bead string
> one-tuple and n-tuple
> Any others?

It may depend on the implementation. For example if it's possible to have a
nonlinear collection of nodes then you may want to think about using
container. For example if the same thing can be used as a tree and a list
then it's a container not a sequence. Then again if you can have circular
node references then graph is the correct term. Each node in a graph can
have any number of references to other nodes.



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