[PD-dev] name collisions

guenter geiger geiger at xdv.org
Sat Jan 18 12:19:42 CET 2003

On Sat, 18 Jan 2003, Tom Schouten wrote:
> hi all,
> quick q: what happens if there is a name clash between two externals from
> different libs (or the same lib) ?
> tom

Is this a theoretical or practical question ?
There are two solutions, one is to avoid name clashes.
The other one is using namespaces. (There is a patch from Johannes for

I think it is better to avoid name clashes.
Not technically, but in order to improve communication
between external developers and avoid duplication of work and



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