On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 08:19:28AM +0900, Hal Fulton wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> >On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 03:44:40AM +0900, dblack / wobblini.net wrote:
> >
> >>The history of it, as I recall it, is that Matz doesn't want to
> >>implement RCR 231 (http://www.rcrchive.net/rcr/show/231), unless and
> >>until he comes up with what he considers the perfect name.  Then
> >>there's the "What does Matz have to do with it?", fait-accompli
> >>campaign for eigenclass :-)  And various other branchings off,
> >>generalizations of "metaclass", and so on -- so that, unfortunately,
> >>the singleton class is now most commonly known as something like:
> >>
> >> this thing that doesn't really have a name and is known sometimes as
> >> singleton class, but also as eigenclass, or metaclass, or
> >> something-else-class -- and it's really, really confusing and
> >> hard to understand....
> >
> >
> >Works for me.  Let's call it that.
> 
> Great! But put underscores in there for the RCR.

Oh, of course.

I'm inspired to make an industrial cover of the Depeche Mode song
"Personal Jesus".  I'll call it Eigensavior.

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