On Jun 17, 2004, at 11:36 AM, Bill Kelly wrote:

>
> 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).

PairAssociable? Associable? :)

cheers,
Mark