On May 9, 2006, at 9:14 AM, M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:

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> Edgardo Hames wrote:
>> In Ruby, the naming convention states that you should use CamelCase
>> for classes and snake_case for method or variables, why would you  
>> then
>> confuse when to use an "a" or and "A"?
> 1. Is that a Ruby naming convention or a Rails naming convention?
> 2. If CamelCase comes from Perl and snake_case comes from Python, what
> do you call this convention: makeNextRecord?

that's smalltalkMethodCase:  ;)

> 3. Should the Ruby conventions be called PickaxeCase? gem_case?
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> <ducking>
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> Yes ... I'm bored ... I should be programming ... back to it now?
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> -- 
> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
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