Re: Terminology: “non-method function”

Mark S. Miller erights at google.com
Tue Apr 10 16:48:42 PDT 2012


"Non-exophoric" is probably too obscure ;)

On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 4:01 PM, Axel Rauschmayer <axel at rauschma.de> wrote:

> What is a good term for functions that don’t have/use dynamic `this`?
> “Non-method function” defines them by what they aren’t, I would like a
> positive definition. I’ve considered the term “pure function”, but the
> adjective “pure” is already heavily overloaded, especially in functional
> programming.
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Axel
>
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