[Nickle] Artificial distinction between import and autoimport
keithp at keithp.com
Sat Feb 2 01:09:02 PST 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 19:41 -0800, Bart Massey wrote:
> In a Nickle program intended to be invoked externally, you'd
> typically just say
> autoimport Socket, File, Process;
Sure, but why 'autoimport' instead of just 'import'? There's no reason
to make the user know what is included in the base system and which
parts are external. We should be able to uniformly replace 'autoimport'
with 'import' and have things 'just work'. Similarly, it would be nice
to have 'load' have the same trick of looking for the conventional file
for a specific namespace.
keith.packard at intel.com
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