Nov 16 meeting notes

Dean Landolt dean at deanlandolt.com
Wed Nov 23 11:15:31 PST 2011


On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 2:11 PM, Michael Haufe <tno at thenewobjective.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:15 PM, David Herman <dherman at mozilla.com>wrote:
>
> > Calling it "length" would be a mistake. The word "length" means the
> measurement of a sequence:
>
>
> Of course, the word "magnitude" could consistently apply to arrays, sets,
> numbers, maps, and so on. No one would want to write it though...
>

Actually no: we already have magnitude in the form of valueOf. This would
be more akin to cardinality, but again, who wants to type that :)
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