FAQ terminology harmonisation

Jonathan Coupe jonathan@REDACTED
Tue Apr 1 11:26:55 CEST 2003

>   tail-recursion: very powerful feature. Ridiculously academic name.
>          Now called stack-unrolling.
>   process: thread. An process is very lightweight. The rest of the
>         world refers to lightweight processes as threads. So does the
> Erlang FAQ from now on.

Doesn't the argument for using standard names apply just as much to
tail-recursion as to threads?

- Jonathan Coupe

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