Squeak and Namespaces

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Nov 30 12:56:40 UTC 2006

On Nov 30, 2006, at 12:13 , Andreas Raab wrote:

> brad fowlow wrote:
>> Given that, do the merits benefit allotting a syntax change (a  
>> valuable commodity) that could begin to fork the world into ::- 
>> dependent and ::-free code?   Or would it would be better to  
>> acknowledge that letter-prefixing is just about as good, and free,  
>> and already there, and hold out for a stronger solution without  
>> colonizing the code pool in the meantime?
> Bingo. That's precisely the concern I was voicing earlier.

Is there really a scheme of namespaces that would not support fully  
qualified names? Given that Göran's proposal basically suggests one  
way of expressing FQNs, shouldn't it be easily supported by any  
namespace implementation?

- Bert -

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