From: "gabriele renzi" <surrender_it / rc1.vip.ukl.yahoo.com>
> 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.

PairAssociative?

Borrowed from my C++ STL book[1], which lists hash_map<> as a 
model of Pair Associative Container (as well as a model of
Hashed Associative Container and Unique Associative Container).


Regards,

Bill

[1] Generic Programming and the STL, Austern, Matthew H.