Hungarian notation (was RE: variable naming...)

David LeBlanc whisper at oz.nospamnet
Fri May 4 22:26:44 CEST 2001


In article <mailman.988696623.5322.python-list at python.org>, 
jschmitt at vmlabs.com says...
> 
> Me personally, I despise it.  If that's "hate by conviction", so be it
> because I can only guess at what you mean by "hate by conviction".
> 
FWIW, Charles S. (sorry don't recall the exact spelling of his last name 
- something like Semonie), later publically regretted his development of 
this spawn of satan (my words). Supposedly it's officially deprecated at 
Microsoft, but it's so deeply intrenched in the ego mindset/culture of 
Microsoft that it will be long, if ever, before it no longer afflicts 
programmers.

Dave LeBlanc



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