[Haskell] Re: Top Level
Anton van Straaten
anton at appsolutions.com
Wed Jun 17 05:29:05 EDT 2009
Malcolm Wallace wrote:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch <g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org> wrote:
>> The Yampa people and I (the Grapefruit maintainer) already agreed to
>> introduce a top-level FRP namespace instead of putting FRP under
>> Control or whatever.
> The problem with a top-level namespace like FRP is that it is a cryptic
> acronym: it means nothing to a novice, and may be easily confused with
> other acronyms by an expert. I believe top-level names should _at_the_
> _very_least_ be minimally descriptive of the category of things that
> live in it.
> So, I'd be fine with Control.Reactive.FRP, Control.Reactive.Yampa, etc,
> or even just Reactive.Yampa etc.
Besides, it hardly seems necessary to emphasize "Functional" and
"Programming" in the Haskell context...
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