undocumented modules in OTP

Daniel Néri daniel.neri@REDACTED
Wed Aug 14 11:49:19 CEST 2002

Richard Carlsson <richardc@REDACTED> writes:

> It was highly unofficial in R8. For R9, we have renamed it to the
> shorter "proplists"

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.

Best wishes,

Daniel Néri
Sigicom AB, Stockholm, Sweden

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