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Subject: Re: Hungarian Notation (was: [patch] peakmeter)
From: Linus Nielsen Feltzing (
Date: 2002-11-08

Daniel Stenberg wrote:
> The importance of prefixes to variable names is mostly overstated and IMHO,
> is targeted for environments where lots of programmers are newbies or general
> losers (read: in the big bad commercial world we all live and work in on our
> real-life jobs).

EXACTLY! Well said Daniel!

> Lots of *HUGE* and very successful projects have no prefix conventions at
> all.

Well, having a brain is clearly better than any prefix convention. Code
isn't necessarily well written and functional because the variables
names are long and unreadable.


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