[erlang-questions] Package Support/Use

Sean Hinde <>
Fri Nov 3 19:02:33 CET 2006


On 3 Nov 2006, at 06:28, Bengt Kleberg wrote:

> On 2006-11-02 21:19, James Hague wrote:
>> On 11/2/06, Chandru <> wrote:
>>> I agree. Please let's not have packages. They are so ugly. I  
>>> hated them when
>
> ...deleted
>> I also agree.  Packages are pretty in a way, but they're a  
>> heavyweight
>> solution to a simple problem.
>>
>> I would much rather see some effort put into cleaning up the existing
>> libraries.  Get rid of all the pre-fun functions that use "apply."
>
> would it be correct to use ''ironic'' to describe the fact that the  
> only
> effort (that i know of), to clean up the existing libraries, uses  
> packages?

The irony is slightly reduced by the fact that the cleanup was being  
done by the implementor of packages :-)

Sean





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