Help with sets
D'Arcy J.M. Cain
darcy at druid.net
Tue Oct 12 15:15:49 CEST 2010
On Tue, 12 Oct 2010 23:34 +1300
Lawrence D'Oliveiro <ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand> wrote:
> > Symmetry is always a tricky balance in programming languages.
> Is that what we used to call “orthogonality”?
No, orthogonality is something else. "Orthogonal" means "perpendicular
to." See the Wikipedia article for a discussion of the word's
application to computer science.
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