Re: Naming Alex Shinn 27 Apr 2005 02:34 UTC

Marc Feeley wrote:
> Semantically your hash tables are fundamentally a structure associating
> keys with values.  This can be implemented with hash tables, search
> trees, association lists, and many other ways.

Semantically they are hash tables, and the interface is inherently tied to
the hash function.

A higher-level table object which only used a hash function and/or less-than
comparator as optimization hints would be possible, but that doesn't seem
to be what this SRFI is aiming for.