[development] Module naming conventions (was Re: Naming the CVSabstraction module)

Sean Robertson seanr at ngpsoftware.com
Mon Jun 11 17:32:54 UTC 2007

FWIW, I've never had any trouble typing underscores.  I definitely do 
prefer them to camelCase.  I just think it looks cleaner.  Not sure this 
should be considered a hugely critical issues for contrib projects, but 
I'd like to keep the code style for core as is.

Richard Morse wrote:
> On Jun 11, 2007, at 6:16 AM, Chris Johnson wrote:
>> CamelCase can get really out of hand, but I hate typing underscores
>> with a passion.  It's in a really weak (and worse, sometimes variable)
>> location on the keyboard.  I'm a touch typist -- I can scream along as
>> long as I stay out of the symbols.  But having to type - or _ between
>> letters really ticks me off, because then I spend 10-20% of my time
>> correcting mistakes.
>> I don't know what the solution is, but the choices seem to be between
>> bad and worse.  :-(
> You could learn how to type in the Dvorak layout.  Then, the '-' (and, 
> perforce, the '_') key are where the "'" key is now, so you just use the 
> pinky of your right hand...
> HTH,
> Ricky
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