Unallocated names

Ben Millwood haskell at benmachine.co.uk
Wed Sep 5 13:19:09 CEST 2012

On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 10:57 AM, Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk> wrote:
> That test is copied from Hackage1.  We don't have any means of allocating
> the module namespace apart from squatter's rights and negotiation,
> but arbitrary expansion of the top level of the hierarchy is unhelpful,
> and having a warning for that seems to me the least we should do.

I'm not sure I see the problem with arbitrary expansion of the top
level of the hierarchy. If the Haskell community has a clear idea of
what the module hierarchy is /for/, I'd like to see that discussed
formalised in a haskellwiki article.

It seems like I'm at least not the only person confused:

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