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Re: Predicate for true lists

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Predicate for true lists
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 09:44:53 -0400
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>>> OK, but my question still stands: do we use the term "proper" only to
>>> name this function, but keep existing references to "true" lists in the
>>> manual?  Or do we systematically switch from "true" to "proper"
>> I suggest the latter. I've often heard them called "proper lists", and the
>> phrase "true list" is less common in my experience.
> 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`

        Stefan "not"

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