'map' method, proposal of method name change

Andrew Dinn adinn at
Fri Aug 18 10:02:47 UTC 2017

On 16/08/17 13:26, Remi Forax wrote:
> the name comes from Lisp
Actually, the Lisp usage comes from mathematics:

Since the original conception of Lisp was lambda calculus realised as a
programming language it should be no surprise that Lispers chose their
terminology from abstract algebra.


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