[erlang-questions] Erlang 3000?

damien morton <>
Tue Nov 18 23:00:38 CET 2008


So why not restrict the package hierarchy to two levels.

package.module:function

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 8:57 AM, Richard O'Keefe <> wrote:
>
> On 18 Nov 2008, at 7:36 pm, Dave Smith wrote:
>> The package hierarchy does not need to be deep.
>
> This is perfectly true.  But if the Java and Haskell experiences
> are anything to go by, it WILL become deep whether it needs to
> or not.  We can confidently expect people experienced in Java to
> continue using Java naming practices in Erlang.  (Heck, haven't
> we already seen enough pointlessly ugly baStudlyCaps trickling
> into Erlang like pus from an Erebus-sized boil?)
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