Tiny Identifier Dictionary
Haskellers often love their tiny identifiers, especially single letters and especially when they wrote the code. Other haskellers and especially non-haskellers hate them because they don't seem to mean anything, even when they do. Hopefully this dictionary can help!
|f,g,h||function||Higher-order programming||A function of some sort|
|t||time||Simulation, interaction, domains involving time|
|t||type||Compilers, type-checkers etc|
|x,y,z||thingy, other thingy, wossname||Abstract code||Commonly used when we know nothing about the value in question|
|xs,ys,zs||(list of) lhingies||Abstract code||Lists of arbitrary values, or sometimes another collection type such as a set|