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Date: 2001-01-07 (20:23)
From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: Module hierarchies
On Sat, 6 Jan 2001, Charles Martin wrote:

> I am wondering how a large OCaml project might be structured, specifically
> in terms of directories and files. 


> I think this would be helpful for structuring large projects.  It would
> also make it easier to incorporate third-party utilities, since we could
> then adopt Java-style naming conventions: the distribution modules would
> all be wrapped inside Ocaml, and everything else would use the inverted
> domain name convention:

 There is an easy solution: 
1) allow dots in module names
2) write a compilation script, which converts directory structure to a
number of files with dots. 

[I really hate javish directory hierarchy for classfiles - it's good for
sources, not for binaries]

 And, btw, findlib is also a good tool for a big project structuring.


   V.S.Lugovsky aka Mauhuur ( (UIN=45482254)