[e-lang] (fully qualified) names of basic types

Mark Miller erights at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 21:12:47 EDT 2009

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Kevin Reid <kpreid at mac.com> wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2009, at 19:02, Mark Miller wrote:
>> E used to use "integer" for exactly this reason. But no one liked
>> that, and the switch to "int", despite the huge differences from the C
>> int, seemed to please everyone at the time.
> Clarification: I'm talking about the FQNs/import names, not the names
> of the guards in the safe scope, which can stay the same.

My mistake.

>> For characters, I think we
>> should stick with "char" regardless.
> Why?

Because of my above mistake.

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