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Re: Debian coding style?

In article <19990507183413.A11701@debian.org>,
Joseph Carter  <knghtbrd@debian.org> wrote:
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>On Fri, May 07, 1999 at 09:20:50PM -0400, Amy Fong wrote:
>> >I don't know about the Debian community, but *I* certainly will be
>> >extremely unhappy with this.  Hungarian notation *removes* flexibility
>> >from the code, breaks badly in the face of complex type systems such
>> >as C++ offers, and provides little or no advantages if you have
>> >adequate tools (ctags/etags, decent compiler warnings, proper
>> >prototypes, etc.)  I won't actually come to your house and kill you if
>> >you use hungarian notation, but the thought will probably cross my
>> >mind.  :-)
>> Same here (unhappy, no, not unhappy, upset) with Hungarian notation, 2
>> space tab.
>Hungarian-style notations have their uses, but I stopped using them when
>I started learning C because frankly C is much more flexible and it
>really only adds to the confusion.

Not when you develop signs of carpal tunnel syndrome from typing too
many extra "s"'s :P

>> Is there anybody who actually _likes_ hungarian notation and/or n != 8 space
>> tab? I'm basically trying to collect data points here (because those are
>> the only rules that I disagree with that they insist on).
>Ahh---I see!  You're trying to convince them to let you not do it because
>we'd be annoyed by it then?  ;>  Plans within plans within plans!


<sheepish grin>

guilty as charged...

"We Suzaku Seishi aren't smart enough to give up!!!"  Tasuki (Fushigi Yuugi)

I don't speak for anyone but myself.

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