Great!
     Thanks Grennady.

-Zach

Gennady Bystritsky wrote:

>There were a LOT of discussions on the subject over time on this list.
>Please search ruby-talk archive at
>http://www.ruby-talk.org/ruby/ruby-talk/index.shtml to get an idea.
>
>Gennady.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Zach [mailto:zacharooni / comcast.net] 
>Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 11:32
>To: ruby-talk ML
>Subject: camelCase vs ruby_case
>
>Alrighty,
>
>    I've another question I'd like to pose the Ruby community. Coming
>from a Java background, so I'm rather used to "camelCase" as opposed to
>what looks to be the standard "ruby_case". (For those who don't know, If
>a method is java was named "DoSomething"  it would be called
>"doSomething" in Java, and likewise "do_something" in Ruby.)
>
>Arguments I've personally witnessed against Camel Case is Acronyms. If I
>have an "ABC" in Camel Case it I'd have to would be to break up the
>acronym like "aBC" if it appears at the beginning of the word. A lot of
>people try to push the word to the end, others say to have the whole
>acronym as lowercase "abc", but I think that is just a workaround for
>the problem not a solution.
>
>Once I started programming in ruby, I was a little surprised at the use
>of the underscore, but I'm wondering the sentiments of the programmers
>out there. Do you prefer word breaks by underscore or case? Does is look
>more readable? Does anything else irk you with Camel Case and/or Ruby's
>preference?
>
>Not trying to incite flame_wars or the like, looking for honest
>opinions.
>
>-Zach
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