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  • Subject: Re: [xml-dev] a useful naming convention
  • From: Michael Champion <michaelc.champion@gmail.com>
  • Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2005 11:58:18 -0700
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On 8/2/05, Stefan Tilkov <stefan.tilkov@innoq.com> wrote:

> I used to agree with you [about Hungarian notation] until I read this: http://
> www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/Wrong.html
> Hungarian notation has an (undeserved) bad reputation.

+1 That's a real eye-opening piece.  In a nutshell :

"we decided that us meant "unsafe string" and s meant "safe string."
They're both of type string. The compiler won't help you if you assign
one to the other and Intellisense won't tell you bupkis. But they are
semantically different; they need to be interpreted differently and
treated differently"


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