D3 suggestion: rename "range" to "sequence"

Tommi tommitissari at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 3 21:29:34 PDT 2012

On Thursday, 4 October 2012 at 04:30:56 UTC, Jonathan M Davis 
> Changing the name would just generate more confusion, and if we 
> were to change
> it for a hypothetical D3, it would be even worse than changing 
> it now, because
> by then, way more people would be familiar with the term range. 
> You wouldn't
> start using a new term for iterators just because you managed 
> to find a term
> which was ostentsibly better would you? That would just confuse 
> people to no
> end. And even if it's not that way with ranges quite yet, it'll 
> be close
> enough by the time we even consider creating a new version of 
> the language.

That's a good point. I guess that train has passed then.

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