Aaron Crane <email@example.com> wrote:
| Christophe Rhodes <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| > (defun extremize (sequence predicate &key (key #'identity))
| >  The naming-policy people may be interested to hear that the
| > following alternative names were proposed: MAXIMIZE, MINIMIZE,
| > EXMAXIMINIXZSE, EXTREMINATE, EXTREMISE, MORALLY-BIGGEST.
| I've been using the name MOST, but it reads a little awkwardly. Then again,
| I think all of these names are faintly awkward. Any takers for simply
How about EXTREMUM, to make it a noun like MAX(imum)?
Seems more dignified than EXTREMIZE...
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