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Re: Generators (iterators) for Gnu Emacs

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Generators (iterators) for Gnu Emacs
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2014 16:48:08 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> I make the conjecture that name space importing is convenient when you
> have lots of small modules, each with its own name space and not many
> names, and each referring to just a few other modules.  That's not how
> the Lisp Machine system was written, and it's also mostly not how
> Emacs was written.

In languages like SML, the common style is to always use qualified
names, tho the modules used in a file get locally renamed to use
shorter prefixes.


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