RE: Uncle Dave ponders the meaning of namespaces

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From: Gavin Thomas Nicol (
Date: Fri Aug 11 2000 - 17:27:00 PDT

> >The essence of architectural forms...
> And the alternative architecture for namespaces that some of us
> fought valiantly for, for months.

Yes, I remember well...

> All that said, Namespaces as they exist really aren't that bad. I
> think people will adjust.

They aren't all that bad, but overused, and more often, overhyped.
They solve a specific problem, in a limited way. It'll require
a revolution in software design and/or a great deal of standardisation
around namespace identifiers for them to be truly usable.

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