[R6RS] Hash table terminology consistency

Michael Sperber sperber at informatik.uni-tuebingen.de
Tue Sep 5 02:45:52 EDT 2006

Anton van Straaten <anton at appsolutions.com> writes:

> Will wrote:
>> If we're going to restrict
>> the predicate to return a boolean, then its description
>> in the first paragraph should also require it to return
>> a boolean.
> I'm open to relaxing the restriction.  I considered using some more
> general term, but balked because introducing a new term to describe a
> more relaxed kind of predicate, just for the hash table chapter,
> seemed questionable to me.  Let me know what you think.  One
> possibility would be to leave it as returning a boolean for the
> initial draft, and change it later.

The same thing happened with the lists library; you might want to
refer to the wording there, which doesn't use the word "predicate."
(I expected this to be awkward before I made the change, but it is
really not.)

Cheers =8-} Mike
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