[Zope3-Users] Re: Using dotted package names

George Lee georgeleejr at gmail.com
Sat Sep 23 11:35:14 EDT 2006

> > What is the purpose of using the dotted name?
> Short answer: package namespaces.
> Long answer: Say you're creating a widget library. You could call your 
> package simply "widget". But then if I create a widget library and 
> called it "widget", too, we'd have a conflict and couldn't use them at 
> the same time. That's why you call your package "george.widget" and I'll 
> call my package "philikon.widget". Makes sense?

Yup, thanks. Would philikon.a and philikon.b be able to share anything back and
forth each other, in a deeper way than packages just named a and b?


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