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- Subject: Re: [ANN] mergelua
- From: Petite Abeille <petite.abeille@...>
- Date: Sun, 16 Oct 2011 20:40:41 +0200
On Oct 16, 2011, at 8:30 PM, Roberto Ierusalimschy wrote:
>> This is a clear regression.
> In my view this is clear progress.
In my view, this is clear regression :)
> Modules do not interfere with each other: module 1 does not change the
> environment for module 2 (as happened by mistake in your example),
> module 2 does not see locals declared in module 1, etc.
> Each module is
> sintactically distinct, with a clear boundary around each.
Repetitive boilerplate code.
> They are much more self contained.
At what cost?
Bottom line: module exists today, provides useful, simple to use functionalities to complement require. Clean it and keep it.
For these who are somehow offended by its existence, and prefer to reinvent a square wheel, ignore it.