[fpc-devel] Fix CamelCase in unit and method names
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Thu Mar 22 14:10:56 CET 2018
On Thu, 22 Mar 2018, Tomas Hajny wrote:
> On Thu, March 22, 2018 12:42, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> On Thu, 22 Mar 2018, Ondrej Pokorny wrote:
>>> will a patch be applied that fixes CamelCase in unit and method names
>>> and other identifiers?
>>> dateutils -> DateUtils
>>> sysutils -> SysUtils
>>> typinfo -> TypInfo
>>> contnrs -> Contnrs
>>> strutils -> StrUtils
>>> (For unit names: of course only the unit definition name will be
>>> changed, not the file name).
>> At first sight I don't see any disadvantages from this, so yes, I would
>> apply such a patch.
> IMHO preferably not the unit names (as in 'unit XxX') - with case
> sensitive file names on Unix, this change might increase time for
> searching the respective file (somewhat). Obviously, all further
> references of the unit (as in 'SysUtils.Execute') should be fine.
But only if it is in a uses clause, not the actual unit xx; clause ?
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