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From Adrian Crum <>
Subject Re: [lang] Why is a Range not a Pair?
Date Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:35:54 GMT
A range could also be viewed as an interval - in which case lowerBound 
and upperBound would make more sense. I imagine it depends on your 
perspective, or your interpretation of what a "range" is.


On 3/17/2011 9:03 AM, Gary Gregory wrote:
> Why is a Range not a Pair?
> Because... is it fails the "is a kind of" OOD test?
> I could say that a range is a pair of bounds (an upper and lower bound.)
> I could argue that Range should subclass Pair. The question is: why are we
> NOT eating our own dog food?
> Which then brings me to the names of the bounds for Range: minimum and
> maximum, which IMO should be lowerBound and upperBound.
> Thoughts?

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