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Re: library separation

On Mon, Dec 9, 2013 at 11:01 AM, John Cowan <cowan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> You're overloading "compare" to mean both the abstraction and ordered
> comparisons.  Could we rename the ordering to be something like "less"
> or "order"?

The abstraction is always called a comparator.

Right, I didn't say the term was used inconsistently,
but ambiguously.

Or do you mean to say the abstraction is consistently
"comparator" whereas the ordering function is consistently
"compare"?  I would still prefer they be separate.