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Speaking of Names

In the last article I explained where the name, BOOL, comes from. This article concerns the names of things within BOOL.

Languages have various terms for the concepts reified by by the language. For example: “sub-routine”, “function”, “method” and “procedure” all describe the same thing, a chunk of code that can be called by other code. The terminology for data objects is even more diverse!

In part to find the most descriptive words—but also to find new terminology for fun—BOOL has its own terms for the basic concepts.

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