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>On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 08:17:19AM -0600, John David Stone wrote: > >Another option would be to call it "specialise", since >it specialises a function. After all, the function >isn't called/applied/invoked at all by the call to TFWAN.  > I would like to add that I think J.D. Stone's "section" seems to me the most appropriate name, since this form is really like an operator section in Haskell: (+ 1) <==> \x -> x + 1 <==> (section + <> 1) (1.0 /) <==> \x -> 1.0 / x <==> (section / 1.0 <>) felix