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Date: 2005-11-02 (09:57)
From: Daniel_Bünzli <daniel.buenzli@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Nesting Modules

Le 2 nov. 05 ŕ 10:46, Richard Jones a écrit :

> If you want clean, hierarchical names it's much better to use '_' to
> separate the hierarchies (eg. Top_Bottom).  The reason for this is
> that it allows others to extend your hierarchy by adding other modules
> (eg. someone else can easily then create Top_MyExtension).

This doesn't scale well, suppose that I want to extend Top_Bottom,  
then I have a module called Top_Bottom_Myextension. I think 'include'  
is a better mechanism if you need to extend modules.

Another problem of this solution is that you cannot open modules  
hierarchically, e.g. open Top but use the dot notation for Bottom.