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- From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Mike Sharp <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2000 15:01:26 -0500
I've seen it because it is a common practice
among some programmers who are concatenating
names out of database tables. So, local
rules of caring prevail. :-) I don't like
it precisely because it is an overloaded
syntax now and will make me think I am
looking at an associative name. I also
prefer case-blending for that. Probably
just a habit.
Sorry about not being specific about the
archive dates. When one lives in one
town all of their life, it is all one
long week. Low rates of change dull
the perception of time.
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From: Mike Sharp [mailto:email@example.com]
That's about how I figured. But even though XML doesn't care, sometimes
do. As far as I can tell, there is nothing particularly to recommend the
practice--no advantage that using a mixed-case convention wouldn't address.
seems like it would be confusing to newcomers. I'm not sure I understand
using a namespace would solve the issue, as was mentioned in the earlier
Speaking of which, I thought I had seen a thread on this earlier, but
find it in the archives. After reading your messag, I went back and finally
found it in June. Missed it before. The operative word is "some" months
back... Is there a way to search them? Working from home on a modem rather
than the office on a T3 is somewhat a dis-incentive to following links in an