Libraries and hierarchies

Ganesh Sittampalam
Mon, 11 Aug 2003 15:57:47 +0100

On Mon, 11 Aug 2003 11:24:39 +0100, "Simon Marlow" <>

>Ok, but as I mentioned before we'd like to keep package names as short
>as possible, for two reasons: they will be included in symbol names in a
>compiled library, and because it's just easier to talk about "hgl-1.0"
>than it is to talk about "".

A trivial point, but one that could cause some pain if not addressed: this
should become (or possibly even, otherwise the "packages" page will get
very large having to list every possible version of every possible package.