Why are there no ordered dictionaries?

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au
Tue Nov 22 11:29:25 CET 2005


On Tue, 22 Nov 2005 09:20:34 +0100, Fredrik Lundh wrote:

> Tom Anderson wrote:
> 
>> Incidentally, can we call that the "Larosa-Foord ordered mapping"?
> 
> The implementation, sure.
> 
>> Then it sounds like some kind of rocket science discrete mathematics stuff
> 
> But math folks usually name things after the person(s) who came
> up with the idea, not just some random implementer.

No no no! In maths things are usually named after Euler, or the first
person to discover them after Euler.


-- 
Steven.




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