coding convention conversion

Ben Wolfson wolfson at midway.uchicago.edu
Sat Dec 23 21:51:44 CET 2000


In article <slrn949c13.40l.grey at teleute.rpglink.com>,
Steve Lamb <morpheus at here.not.there> wrote:
>On Sat, 23 Dec 2000 01:29:00 +0000, Garry Knight <garryknight at bigfoot.com>
>wrote:
>>--------8X-cut here-----------------------------------------------
>>#!/usr/bin/perl
>>
>>while (<>) {
>>  if (/^\s*def\s+\w+/) {
>>    s/([A-Z])/_\l\1/g;
>>  }
>>  print;
>>}
>>--------8X-cut here-----------------------------------------------
>
>    Anyone else find it ironic that someone is solving a problem using Perl in
>a Python group when the comparable Python would be an excellent exercise to
>perform?  :)

Well, no:  now you have to change every invocation of the function.  
Also, wouldn't that give, if fed BarBaz, _bar_baz?  I thought the goal was
bar_baz.
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