# [hash-map]->[hash-table]

We have both and in the system. I have been trying to keep from having language-specific constructs in the tags.

Not sure how this one slipped through... again.

I propose creating a synonym from to . This is better than burnination because new questions cannot recreate the tag.

Similarly, ->

• Java Hashtable is an old crap, it doesn't really count. AFAIK there's no reason to use it, ever (its synchronization is rarely useful and if so, then there's Collections.synchronizedMap). I guess, there are many people not knowing that it exists (and that's a good thing). – maaartinus Jul 4 '15 at 18:38