On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 11:38:57PM +0900, dblack / candle.superlink.net wrote:
> I have a style-related question: I noticed that you put () after all
> method names, and I was wondering what the origin/purpose/whatever of
> that was.  I'm neither trying to criticize it, nor likely to adopt
> it myself :-)  Just wondering.

I do the same thing.  It makes it clear that I'm calling a method and
not retrieving an attribute.  I suppose it comes from my C++ background:

  class Foo
  {
    void foo()
    int bar;
  };

  Foo f;
  f.foo();
  int x = f.bar;

Paul