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Date: 2002-08-17 (10:59)
From: Michaël_Grünewald <michael-grunewald@w...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Re: Namespace proposal
Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@ontil.ihep.su> writes:

> On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Gurr, David (MED, self) wrote:
> > My two cents worth: Please dont copy package ideas from 
> > languages that lack functors.  And Java's package ==
> > directory idea is far from beloved by all.  -D
>  For me package is not a modules collection, but just
> a way of multi-word module naming. It's not so easy to
> give short and still adequate names to the modules, but
> something like Db.Core.Storage looks much better then
> Dbstorage, and Storage can still be accessed just as
> "Storage" from modules of the same "package". Just a naming
> way, nothing more.


You can have modules with a name


that can be hard to type and read, but by saying

module Forshort = Veryvery.LOng.But.self.ExPl4n4t0ry.N4m3
module Storage = Db.Core.Storage

you will have shorter names that can be hidden, by removing them in the
signature file.
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