[development] Naming the CVS abstraction module

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Jun 10 17:25:58 UTC 2007

Quoting Larry Garfield <larry at garfieldtech.com>:

> It also makes it impossible to definitively extract the providing module from
> an arbitrary function name, because you don't know if you should break on the
> first or second underscore to get the module name.  That's a problem that I
> ran into with the menu-split patch in some iterations.  Sharing a namespace
> between modules and hook names is nasty and prevents a lot of useful
> introspection.

Sounds like the argument for spaces in file names issue.

> +1 to versioncontrol.module, -1 to version_control.module.  I always avoid
> putting underscores in module names for exactly that reason.

Times 2.  I agree with Larry.


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