Re: terminology

From: paul c <>
Date: Sun, 18 Jun 2006 20:54:07 GMT
Message-ID: <P3jlg.62102$Mn5.37100_at_pd7tw3no>

Marshall wrote:
> paul c wrote:


> Certainly there are different contexts in which the term "variable"
> is used, and across those different contexts there may be
> incompatible meanings. I was speaking of the programming
> languages theory ("PLT") context. So I am speaking of regular
> data variables, rather than logic variables--they are quite
> different.
> ...

Okay, not trying to give you a hard time, as I liked the economical phrasing, it was just that the start of the original msg mentioned "in the c.d.t. context" and i feel a conventional programming language must be a mere servant of that.


ps yes, that's what i meant by fopl and rt (i feel rt is a slightly more foregiving term than rm). Received on Sun Jun 18 2006 - 22:54:07 CEST

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