rainerd at eldwood.com
Thu Nov 13 00:49:57 CET 2003
Ron Adam wrote:
> The only reason to use case
> sensitivity is as a way to differentiate names.
No. The only reason to use case sensitivity is to let the programmer
recognize names immediately without mentally translating them into a common
case. A language which allows 'sWord' as an alias for 'Sword' is
unnecessarily difficult to read.
Differentiating names is an undesired side effect of case sensitivity.
Rainer Deyke - rainerd at eldwood.com - http://eldwood.com
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