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From: Joel de Guzman (djowel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-04-14 07:30:10

Gennaro Prota wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Apr 2003 08:48:34 +0800, "Joel de Guzman"
> <djowel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> 2) region is not intuitive, I'm gravitating towards "module", along
>> with its friends "import" and "export".
> Weren't you the guy who brought up subjectivity? :-) Please, let's
> avoid Parkinson's Bicycle Shed.

You are right of course :-) Pardon me... ahem.... :-)

> I like either 'region' and 'section', for instance. The term 'section'
> also being in accordance with the terminology used in clause 16 (FWIW,
> once I proposed a very similar idea on comp.std.c++ and the
> corresponding addition to clause 16 was, in fact, called def-section.
> But who cares? :-))

Any name is fine, I have no strong opinion in fact. "module"
just blends well with "export" and "import" in the Modula-2 sense.
So, there's a precedence, FWIW.

Joel de Guzman
joel at

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