Yet Another Case Question

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Tue Feb 25 03:58:49 CET 2003


"Greg Ewing (using news.cis.dfn.de)" wrote:

> The Python standard library certainly leaves something
> to be desired in the area of uniform naming conventions.
> But to me that's an argument for tidying it up, and
> documenting a set of conventions for future contributors
> to follow -- not for abandoning case-sensitivity.

Indeed, since the lack of conventions span more than just consistent use
of case, but also variations on theseidentifiers with these_identifiers
and even theseIdentifiers.

The lack of consistency in the standard library really trascends issues
of case sensitivity or insensitivity.

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