Case insensitivity

Mark 'Kamikaze' Hughes kamikaze at kuoi.asui.uidaho.edu
Fri Jul 20 23:46:50 CEST 2001


Fri, 20 Jul 2001 04:47:37 GMT in <erdflt4l5s5otv86la9318hsr9bdc6mp31 at 4ax.com>,
Sheila King <sheila at spamcop.net> spake:
> I think this would be an excellent idea. Instead of just giving a "name
> error", generate a list of names that it might be close to? Or, if one
> appears to be a match excepting for case, ask if that other name might
> have been the intended one? A friendly error message!

  IBM's 'jikes' Java compiler does this, and it's incredibly helpful.

-- 
 <a href="http://kuoi.asui.uidaho.edu/~kamikaze/"> Mark Hughes </a>
"I will tell you things that will make you laugh and uncomfortable and really
fucking angry and that no one else is telling you.  What I won't do is bullshit
you.  I'm here for the same thing you are.  The Truth." -Transmetropolitan #39



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