> Hmm, whilst technically correct, the term "identity" may not be what
> people are used to.

Good point about it being an identity function, but agreed about
confusion.

"passThrough"?

-- T.J.

On Sep 25, 8:47 am, Richard Quadling <rquadl...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> 2009/9/25 T.J. Crowder <t...@crowdersoftware.com>:
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > Andrew,
>
> > Make sense.  Shouldn't that be Function.empty and Function.k, though,
> > to follow our naming rules?  And perhaps Function.k should have a more
> > meaningful name.
>
> > -- T.J.
>
> > On Sep 25, 4:20 am, Andrew Dupont <goo...@andrewdupont.net> wrote:
> >> Unless anyone has serious objections, or has a better idea, I'm going
> >> to add these as aliases of `Prototype.emptyFunction` and
> >> `Prototype.K`, respectively. They belong better there, since in theory
> >> the `Prototype` namespace is for internal stuff, not for stuff that
> >> has value to end-user developers.
>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Andrew
>
> As f(x) => x, f is an identity function.
>
> So, maybe
>
> Function.identity(x) { return x; }
>
> Hmm, whilst technically correct, the term "identity" may not be what
> people are used to.
>
> Maybe Function.AsIs() ?
>
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