Re: To case or not to Case

Subject: Re: To case or not to Case
From: tomb -at- ssllc -dot- com
To: techwr-l
Date: Wed, 21 Jun 2000 08:32:18 -0700

Find a copy of the follow book; it's the Strunk and White of programming.

Kernighan, Brian W. & P.J. Plauger. The Elements of Programming Style. ISBN

The examples used are FOTRAN and PL/I but, as with Strunk and White, the
information is valuable. This may be a useful resource for programmers and

TD Beau, Project Manager
Signet Systems, LLC
Milwaukee, WI USA

> While proofreading code, I came across a command written two ways in two
> bits of code only a paragraph apart:
> <disarmname> <fullghostname>
> <disarmname> <FullGhostName> / <ArmedGhostName>
> OTOH, if the programmer
> (rather inconsistently) prefers <fullghostname>...
> I know the programmer: he's likely not noticed that he had inconsistencies
> right next to each other if they made no difference to his code.
> Jane Carnall
> Technical Writer, Compaq, UK
> Unless stated otherwise, these opinions are mine, and mine alone.

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