[erlang-questions] Package Support/Use

Ulf Wiger <>
Tue Oct 31 22:39:11 CET 2006

Den 2006-10-31 20:22:04 skrev Eric Merritt <>:

> So package names and module names are semantically equivalent. These
> are both solutions to the namespace issue. The namespace problem isn't
> that bad and we will never have the function name collision problem of
> C. However, even module name collisions can become annoying as more
> and more open source code becomes available. Thats actually what
> really worries me.

I agree, and that's been my main reason to support the package concept.

In my(*) soon to be released application, erlhive, I rely heavily
on both packages and parameterized modules.)

(*) Mine and Joe's, to be clear.

Ulf W
Ulf Wiger

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