[PD] "get" method for Pd
jancsika at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 21 23:05:23 CET 2011
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> From: IOhannes m zmoelnig <zmoelnig at iem.at>
> To: Jonathan Wilkes <jancsika at yahoo.com>
> Cc: Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>; "pd-list at iem.at" <pd-list at iem.at>
> Sent: Monday, November 21, 2011 4:09 PM
> Subject: Re: [PD] "get" method for Pd
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> On 2011-11-21 21:35, Jonathan Wilkes wrote:
>>>> what makes the name [list foo] any better than [listfoo]?
> i don't know. my native language allows construction of compound words,
> and while this seems ridiculous to many english speakers, it's not that
> it makes a lot of problems in real world.
English speakers don't live in the real world?
> for unknown reasons, it seems that [text file] seems to work for lots of
>>> It's a form of namespacing.
> and i argue that it's a bad idea to introduce whitespace as namespace
> delimiter in a language that already uses whitespace as token/atom
> i cannot remember any other complang, that uses whitespace as namespace
> delimiter, most likely because virtually all languages already use
> whitespace to separate tokens.
>> Hyphens work, too, but two words against each other are less readable.
> i'm fine with hyphen, underscore, CamelCase.
> i just don't like space.
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