[Oberon] Identifiers and Capitalization

John Drake jmdrake_98 at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 14 23:26:58 CET 2006

--- Thomas Frey <thomas.frey at alumni.ethz.ch> wrote:

> For the newer Modules in Native Oberon and
> especially in Bluebottle,
> normally the following convention was used:
> Constant/Static "things" start capital. I.E.
> Modules, Types,
> Constants, Procedures.
> Variables start small : Variables, Fields,
> Parameters
> Variables used as Constants because there is no
> static way for
> initialization in the Language (Records/Arrays) are
> used
> inconsistently upper/lower case.
> --Thomas

Well the original convention avoided that
problem since variables and constants were
treated the same.  (They start with lower
case).  Perhaps this problem was the reason
for that convention?


John M. Drake

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