[Israel.pm] Modules and functions notation

Gaal Yahas gaal at forum2.org
Wed Aug 15 23:47:46 PDT 2012

On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Shmuel Fomberg <shmuelfomberg at gmail.com>wrote:

> Gaal said:
> The clarity gained by a more readable standard is often eclipsed by the
>> confusion for people encountering it for the first time. Unless your
>> audience is small, this might not be worth it.
>> Alternatively, if you're persuaded you need something better, shop around
>> for existing alternatives. Javadoc style (package.name#method) comes to
>> mind, and there's a chance people coming across your docs will already be
>> familiar with that.
> well, I can't use that, as the Perl modules do not use dots, but
> package::name#method is similar enough, I think.
The notation is arbitrary anyway. Neither Perl nor Java use slashes or hash
symbols, do they?

> Shmuel.
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Gaal Yahas <gaal at forum2.org>
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