Symbols, Protocols, Frames, and Versioning
brendan at mozilla.com
Thu Oct 4 12:24:11 PDT 2012
Dean Landolt wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com
> <mailto:brendan at mozilla.com>> wrote:
> Urgh, namespace is misleading, it suggests Common Lisp's symbol
> packages, the AS3/ES4 namespaces, XML namespaces. Here, @iterator
> is not a prefix or part of a pair, or set-of-symbols. It's just a
> symbol you can find from a string.
> I admit the historical baggage may be too much to shake but what we're
> talking about here is quite precisely a namespace :)
I don't think so, but definitions vary. Could you cite a source for yours?
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