Christian Neukirchen wrote:
>>
> 
> Fun history fact:
> 
> #524<5|>lilith:~/src$ grep Dict ruby-0.49/dict.c 
> ...
>     C_Dict = rb_define_class("Dict", C_Object);
>     rb_name_class(C_Dict, rb_intern("Hash")); /* alias */
> ...

Now, that's funny.

At least that seems to show that the name Dict isn't outside
the realm of possibility.

Although it adds to the bad joke potential. "I Dict around
and made a Hash of everything. Array!!"

I'm trying to remember: What is wrong with the name Map?



Hal