Hierarchical namespaces?

Anders W. Tell anderst at toolsmiths.se
Thu Dec 30 09:44:33 GMT 1999

"Clark C. Evans" wrote:

> That being said, I had never expected a set of namespaces
> to have value by organizing them hierarchially... so I'm
> wondering exactly what value a hierarchy of namespaces would
> provide?  Would it be a sequence of ever-so-much-more-specific
> schemas?  Where the most specific definition is the binding
> one? I can't think of any other reasons why I'd have more
> than one namespace for a given "domain", let alone a
> hierarchically organized set.  What am I missing?

What you are missing is a "possible" correlation to to other namespace
and scoping structures such as C++ namespaces ,Corba IDL modules
and Java packages.

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