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Re: Predicate for true lists

From: Van L
Subject: Re: Predicate for true lists
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 17:03:51 +1000

> Stefan Monnier writes:
>> How about "fit"? short for fitness function. 
> You mean, invent our own names, to be sure everyone is equally confused?
> A bit like our use of "frames" for "windows", but without the
> justification of the historical accident?
> Sounds like a great plan.
> Then I suggest we name this function `terminated-enumeration-p`

I have heard `fit` used as a `suitcase word` to pack the idea for `failure in 
time` among other things.

In that sense, fit would be consistent with the origin of car and cdr.

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