[E-Lang] Immutable map operations
Mark S. Miller
Wed, 28 Mar 2001 09:46:16 -0800
At 07:37 AM Wednesday 3/28/01, Tyler Close wrote:
>> BTW The PartiallyComparable comment says that MarkM "discovered"
>> irreflexive partial ordering. Seems like the concept was around
>> before. Does it really come from him?
>I'd never come across the concept before. I got the impression that
>MarkM hadn't seen it before either. If you have a better reference for
>this idea, please tell me and I will update the documentation. In the
>Hydro documentation, I've made an attempt to include references to
>what I think are the sources of the concepts I've used in the design.
I remember "discovering" it. I put "discover" in scare quotes only because,
as with anything else, I may have only re-discovered it. But I'm not aware
of any other occurrences of the concept.
Perhaps Dean is aware of another concept that goes by the same name?