No misunderstanding. I know there's nothing technically preventing someone from claiming a top-level namespace -- I was just surprised that it didn't cause a furor on the modules mailing alias
, followed by subsequent requests to the author to consider renaming.
Having said that, I must admit I have not been tracking the modules discussion content lately. Perhaps I'm not the only one.
(on further reflection, perhaps my misunderstanding, if any, pertains to the level of attention paid to unregistered name spaces by the maintainers)