On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 8:23 PM, Daniel Ruoso <dan...@ruoso.com> wrote:
> Em Sáb, 2010-04-10 às 19:53 -0400, John Siracusa escreveu:
>> I'm having trouble imaging any convention that involves mixing word
>> separators being successful.
> But the convention Damian is proposing is simply "use underscores".
> Basically camelCase and with_underscores are conventions on "how to
> circunvent the fact that we can't use spaces in our identifiers". What
> is proposed here is that the p5 convention should be preserved.
> The hyphen is *not* a space, so it doesn't even get into the discussion
> of this convention. The basic difference is that when a programmer with
> sufficient communication skills have a composed word (i.e.: week-day),
> he will have the ability to use the hyphen instead of either supress it
> or use an underscore...

These nuances are exactly what will be lost on people who see classes
that use both underscores and hyphens in their method names.


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