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RE: [Caml-list] Namespace proposal
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Date: 2002-08-15 (17:14)
From: Gurr, David (MED, self) <David.Gurr@m...>
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Namespace proposal

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vitaly Lugovsky [mailto:vsl@ontil.ihep.su]
> Sent: Thursday, August 15, 2002 10:00 AM
> To: Gurr, David (MED, self)
> Cc: Yurii A. Rashkovskii; caml-list@inria.fr
> Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Namespace proposal
> 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.

And what happens when you need to abstract over a module/sub-package? -D
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