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Re: A prototype for a binding based approach to proper namespaces

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: A prototype for a binding based approach to proper namespaces
Date: Sun, 10 May 2020 00:53:50 +0100

On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 12:30 AM Vladimir Sedach <address@hidden> wrote:

> The original motivation for the currently ongoing discussion (as I
> understand it) is João's attempt to solve the problem of s.el
> choosing a short prefix, without requiring all of the packages that
> rely on s.el to change the way that they call s.el

Indeed, that is the most desired feature because there is a large
body of programs that use s.el, f.el dash.el and such. We don't want
the importation of one of those systems to pollute the namespace.
Every system we idealize, whatever the approach, should keep
its eyes on this prize, IMO.

I've personally come up with this in
so you can add it to the 7 or so I've counted so far.

Vlamidir, earlier you had many questions about the shorthand
approach that I couldn't answer.  shorthand.el is less than 50 loc,
it's reasonably easy to read.  It's very dumb, and doesn't do
any fancy stuff, but it does solve the problem.  Obviously, a proper
implementation wouldn't use advice, but proper interfaces.


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