Namespaces (was Re: GUI Library Task Force)

Mark Carroll
Wed, 10 Oct 2001 12:59:20 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 10 Oct 2001, Hal Daume III wrote:
> least) is that the Java compiler knows how to interpret the "."s and
> will use them to navigate directory structure.

Yes, that's certainly an interesting idea. I'd like to fall short of
mandating anything about location of source files in any language spec,
though: although I can see that people probably find Java's imposed
semantics useful, personally I find them irritating and wouldn't want to
shackle everyone to them.

-- Mark