FAQ terminology harmonisation
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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