Do I always have to write "self." ?
scarblac-spamtrap at pino.selwerd.nl
Mon May 1 00:39:20 CEST 2000
Ben Wolfson wrote in comp.lang.python:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2000 21:27:35 GMT, ben at co.and.co wrote:
> >Samuel A. Falvo II <kc5tja at garnet.armored.net> wrote:
> >> I would write something like this:
> >> uint32 WriteData( void *buffer, char *pString, uint32 cbString )
> >> This tells me that WriteData() takes as parameters a buffer, a pointer to a
> >> string, and the number of bytes in the said string. I fail to see how this
> >> is somehow hard to read. :)
> >OK, let's bite :-)
> > int WriteData(void *buffer, char *str, int len)
> >I fail to see how this is somehow hard to read :-)
> For me, actually, it's easier to read, since I don't have to wonder
> why the int parameter is "cbString". That "cb" means "count of bytes"
> is not intuitively obvious. "len" or "length" is much easier.
For me too. "cbString" sounds like some sort of string. Why is it pString,
but not pBuffer, btw?
Remco Gerlich, scarblac at pino.selwerd.nl
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