Idea for Strawman: separate the core standard library itself into modules

Matthew Robb matthewwrobb at
Mon Sep 22 06:05:14 PDT 2014

This was originally a part of the modules design but was cut due to timing.
You can find what did exist on the topic here:

- Matthew Robb

On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 7:53 AM, Isiah Meadows <impinball at> wrote:

> I know this will never happen until at least ES9 (and this is highly
> optimistic) because of compat issues, but I was thinking: would separating
> the core standard library into modules be a good idea?
> I have a repo containing my idea in a little more detail here (
> I also have more than one idea as to how it could be, and I'm very open to
> suggestions and feedback.
> I know this would break a lot of backwards compatibility completely, so
> this is purely hypothetical, and I expect this to not have a realistic
> chance anytime soon.
> --
> Isiah Meadows
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