Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Dec 2009 23:17 UTC
Features, Office A few weeks ago, we talked about how the rise of computing, a field wherein English is the primary language, is affecting smaller languages, and more specifically, the Dutch language (because that's my native tongue). Of course, it's not just the smaller languages that are affected - English, too, experiences the pressure.
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RE: SmallTalk
by YEPHENAS on Wed 2nd Dec 2009 23:49 UTC in reply to "SmallTalk"
YEPHENAS
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2008-07-14

I'm enough of an old-timer to remember that it was the SmallTalk language and development environment that probably got everyone writing function and method names like doNotPassGoOrCollect200Dollars().


I prefer programming languages with do_not_pass_go_or_collect_200_dollars() method name conventions.

Another annoyance are wiki engines that automatically linkify CamelCase words.

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