What decides the name of a module?

Ingela Anderton ingela@REDACTED
Fri Jul 4 08:47:13 CEST 2003

Matthias Lang wrote:

> The convention is that the module name matches the file name. If you
> want to break that convention, you have to provide your own code
> loading mechanism. 

If you use the Erlang mode for Emacs it would detect this when you try
saving your module and offer to change it so that it follows the


Ericsson AB - OTP team

P.S. Please note that in the upcoming release of Erlang/OTP the Erlang
mode will be better and improved, and also it will be documented :)

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