Separating a Hash type from Object

Brendan Eich brendan at
Wed Jul 25 11:07:10 PDT 2007

See Lars's post today. It's a parameterized type. So you can map  
however you please: Dict.<Object,Object> or even Dict.<*,*>.


On Jul 25, 2007, at 10:51 AM, P T Withington wrote:

> On 2007-07-25, at 13:36 EDT, Brendan Eich wrote:
>> We'll have another straw poll. Hash was mooted early on, but then
>> Dictionary stuck, and later I urged brevity. Thanks for the reminder.
> So a Dict is not a Map?  It's keys must be identifiers, not Objects?
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