[mercury-users] Re: your mail

Gregory D. Weber gdweber at indiana.edu
Wed Aug 4 04:12:38 AEST 2004

Thanks for the five tips on Mercury programming style.
Would you mind elaborating on this one:

Ralph Becket writes:
 > (d) it's a good idea to fully qualify predicate names imported from
 > other modules (types and functions are usually best left unqualified),
 > so write `io__print' rather than just `print';

If it's good to fully qualify imported predicates, 
why not also types and functions?

Gregory D. Weber

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