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Re: But then what are namespaces ?

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: But then what are namespaces ?
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2021 22:09:27 +0100

On Sat, Oct 2, 2021 at 10:05 PM Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> > (I'm not sure what you mean by "many/most", I at least don't know
> > languages with namespaces that use a different strategy.)
> Some languages take extra steps to try and avoid relying on a unique
> global namespace, and rely instead exclusively on relative names.
> See https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/325478.325518 for instance.
> Whether that can be considered as having a unique global namespace or
> not is somewhat philosophical, admittedly (and the abstract itself
> suggests the authors aren't sure either ;-)

Didn't you, Stefan Monnier of the University of Montreal (hehe), author
a paper for the ELS where you discuss Elisp and namespaces?  I think
I saw it once, but can't find the link, am I dreaming?


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