On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 10:42:06PM +0900, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
> On Thursday, June 17, 2004, 11:03:28 PM, gabriele wrote:
> 
> > il Thu, 17 Jun 2004 06:27:25 -0600, "Ara.T.Howard" <ahoward / noaa.gov>
> > ha scritto::
> 
> >>
> >>HashEnabled?
> 
> > the point is that a Map(temporary name) object can look like ruby's
> > Hashes, but have a much different implementation (say, some kind of
> > tree), and hashing defines a specific behaviour. Dictionary may be
> > another one, but still ugly to me.
> 
> Map or Dictionary are the only real choices, AFAIC.  I really like Map
> as a name here.

Instead of the suffix -able (as in Enumerable), a -Mixin suffix is another
choice, e.g. MapMixin or HashMixin.

Regards,

  Michael