undocumented modules in OTP

Bengt Kleberg <>
Wed Aug 14 13:28:28 CEST 2002


> Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 13:17:34 +0200 (MEST)
> From: Ingela Anderton <>
> To: 
> cc: 
> Subject: Re: undocumented modules in OTP
> 
>  wrote:
...deleted
> > 
> > I've complained about this before, but anyway here it goes again...
> > 
> > Wouldn't it be nice if this kind of module was named consistently? We
> > now have, on one hand:
> > 
> >      dict, digraph, ets, dets, orddict, queue, string, sofs.
> > 
> > On the other:
> > 
> >      sets, ordsets, lists, gb_sets, gb_trees, proplists.
> > 
> > 
> > IMNSHO, the plural "s" in the latter group is ugly and should go away
> > as soon as possible.
> Well I will agree that being consistent is very nice. But this should
> have been thought of a long time ago, alas it was not. Changing it now

perhaps it is possible to think of it now?
there where mistakes made in the beginning (impossible to correct now
:-(, but it is not neccessary to repeat the same mistakes again.



bengt




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