jorjun at mac.com
Sat Jul 21 14:28:22 CEST 2001
I don't believe that case insensitivity would neccessarily just deprive
For instance I CAN imagine calling something "can" most of the time, but
also "CAN" for emphasis.
Taking case sensitivity to an absurd extreme : perhaps, now that most
editors are GUI we could also use font or style sensitivity -
(hardly ever serious)
Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> > My own intuition and experience tells me that there seem to be two
> > kinds of people: some folks think case-sensitively, others think
> > case-insensitively.
> Doesn't the fact that most people learn the written form of their
> natural language ahead of programming mean that they're used to the
> concept of case (if their language has it) and understand that CAN and
> can are different, the former being a different case to encode extra
> information -- that it is an abbreviation.
> Sorry to add my twopence in an already crowded and `done to death'
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