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packages, modules, etc...

Even little languages end up with lots of named "things" and therefore 
need some way to organize them. I'd like to hear opinions and ideas 
about better organizational schemes than what currently exists.

To get things started, it's pretty common to hear complaints about 
Common Lisp's package system (for example, in 
http://www.norvig.com/python-lisp.html, Peter Norvig says that Python's 
module system is easy to use while CL's is hard to use). Now I have not 
done any Python programming but a quick look at the tutorial on Modules 
(http://www.python.org/doc/2.3.2/tut/node8.html) didn't convince me. Is 
Python's module / package system easier to use? Does CL's package 
system really suck?

Gary Warren King, Lab Manager
EKSL East, University of Massachusetts * 413 577 0176

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