R-alpha: libraries, modules, namespaces, ...

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik@ci.tuwien.ac.at
Thu, 24 Apr 1997 08:11:51 +0200

>>>>> Luke Tierney writes:

> Now that 0.49 has left the dock (great job Ross and Robert!) here is a
> more global issue that may be worth thinking about. I haven't seen any
> discussion along these lines yet, but maybe I missed it -- if so,
> never mind.

> One of the weaknesses of S for building larger packages that can be
> used together is the lack of any namespace management facility.

> ...


> ...

> Just some food for thought.

Very cool!  Do you think that if we have modules, we should get rid of
the `library' mechanism altogether?  

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