What decides the name of a module?

Roger Price rprice@REDACTED
Sun Jul 6 00:21:58 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.

Hello Matthias, Thanks for the clarification.  It seems to me that this
convention is fundamental to Erlang.  I think it would be helpful if the
compiler issued a stern warning if it found -module(x) in file y.erl and


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