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From: Andreas Rossberg <rossberg@p...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] module namespace
Jeffrey Palmer wrote:
> 
> > I agree with you, but unless we agree that any resource or
> > documentation available on the defined namespace can be
> > reached via http at the specified address/path, then we must
> > specify the protocol.
> 
> Interesting. Is this model in common usage elsewhere (i.e., relying on a
> namespace specification to indicate documentation repositories)?
> 
> I've personally never come across it in other programming languages

Oz uses URIs to identify and locate modules. By default, the system
recognizes file:, http: and x-oz: schemes, the latter denoting the
standard library. Module management is programmable however, so that it
may be extended to handle other schemes/protocols.

	- Andreas

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