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> Hello.
> > This is my first stab at lua programming. And I have not studied the
> > available documantation all that much. I wonder if there is an elegant
> > way of of memoizing functions. My first try is this:
> I have a slighly OT question...
> It is not the first time I see "memoizing" (or variants, like "memoize").
> As a non-native English speaker, I would rather use "memorizing" or
> "memorize".
> The Merriam-Webster dictionnary ( doesn't seem to know this
> either. On-line technical dictionaries (I checked TechEncyclopedia,
> Webopedia and WhatIs) ignore it too.
> So, out of curiosity, is it:
> - a common mistyping, like typing "your" instead of "you're"?
> - a word so new that M-W doesn't know it yet?
> - a computer science word, needing a good specialized dictionnary?

I believe it is a computer science word. It appears in my (library) copy of
_Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs_, at least.

--James Hearn