simple modules

Mark Miller erights at
Wed Feb 3 16:03:11 PST 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 3:11 PM, David Herman <dherman at> wrote:

> > Well, a "module system" is a language construct that provides modules. I
> think "sandbox" sort of suggests more isolation than is necessarily
> provided. PLT Scheme uses the worst possible name for the concept (I won't
> even say what it is, it's so awful).
> >
> > I'll think about alternatives and update the wiki.
> How about "module group"?

Since, AFAICT, the concept being named here, in Java, corresponds to a
ClassLoader, I suggest "loader". (E calls these "loaders" as well.)

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