John Tamplin jat at google.com
Thu Sep 15 09:30:47 PDT 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 12:24 PM, Kyle Simpson <getify at gmail.com> wrote:

> Of course, if the WeakMap really was both weak-key and weak-value, then I'd
> absolutely expect the name to be WeakMap (I think "weak" in this case is a
> useful and non-trivial part of the behavior). So my complaint is not "Weak",
> but that "Weak" implies something more comprehensive than is actually the
> case. It over-promises and under-delivers, so to speak.

Ok, how about WeakishMap?  You would find it where you expected to look, and
the name would make you read the docs to see how it is different.

Mostly joking...   mostly.

John A. Tamplin
Software Engineer (GWT), Google
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