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  • Eihab Hala thinks this is interesting:

the name Ambiguous wouldn’t be much more help in trying to guess what it does than just Amb. If you are familiar with it, you will already know that it’s called Amb. So there is no obvious downside to using the abbreviation, and there’s a benefit for people who already know it.

Another reason the Rx team used this name was to pay homage to John McCarthy, whose work was profoundly influential for computing in general, and for the LINQ and Rx projects in particular. (Many of the features discussed in this chapter and


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