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Re: G-wrap 1.9 public API (goops, generics, and modules).

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: G-wrap 1.9 public API (goops, generics, and modules).
Date: Sun, 09 May 2004 11:12:43 +1000
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Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:
> Don't get me wrong, I agree that prefixes are uglier[2], but for
> public APIs they do have the advantage of being very predictable for
> the user.

Just to chuck in my two cents worth, I wouldn't be in a hurry to break
out goops for something that's not inherently oop.  Or short names
either, since I think short names tend to seem like a good idea at the
start, but as a program gets big you forget what belongs to what, and
wish for at least some sort of naming regularity as guidance.

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