[erlang-questions] newbie: why c.erl is special?

Hal Snyder drxyzzy@REDACTED
Wed Mar 5 21:22:16 CET 2008

IIRC there was a problem with systools, building .boot and .script  
with packages in the picture. That was a few years ago, not sure what  
the situation is now.

On Mar 5, 2008, at 1:28 PM, Vance Shipley wrote:

> On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 12:21:30PM -0600, David Mercer wrote:
> }  If this is what everyone seems to want, why hasn't the package  
> notation
> }  caught on?
> A very good question.  There have been very few user contributions
> written with packages.  Package support is not official yet either.
> So we seem to have a chicken and egg situation.  If it were supported
> folks would adopt it.  If folks adopted it it would get supported.
> There were arguments against the concept however.  I'll leave it
> to the CS types to argue that one.  I found packages really useful
> to handle authentication plugins in a project I did several years ago.
> 	-Vance

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