Re: Terminology: “non-method function”

Axel Rauschmayer axel at rauschma.de
Tue Apr 10 17:26:44 PDT 2012


Endophoric? It would make linguists happy. ;-)

On Apr 11, 2012, at 1:48 , Mark S. Miller wrote:

> "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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