I was a reluctant convert, and still don't use Hungarian notation
consistently; but in something like MS Access, where you might want to
associate a label with a field, things like "lblCompany" and "txtCompany" make
a lot of sense.
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>From: Martin Gainty [mailto:mgainty@stripped]
>Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2011 10:02 PM
>To: jan@stripped; mysql@stripped
>Subject: RE: Hungarian Notation [Was Re: Too many aliases]
>the upside is you dont have to look up a variable to know what type it is:
>zVariable is Null termed string
>bVariable is boolean
>nVariable is an Integer
>fVariable is a float
>dVariable is a double..
>cVariable is a char
>easy peasy..Shawshank Redemption
>> Subject: Hungarian Notation [Was Re: Too many aliases]
>> From: Jan@stripped
>> Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2011 09:58:43 -0700
>> To: mysql@stripped
>> > From: Johnny Withers <johnny@stripped>
>> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_notation
>> "The original Hungarian notation... was invented by Charles Simonyi... who
>later became Chief Architect at Microsoft."
>> Ugh. That explains a lot!
>> The only time I let types intrude on names is with booleans, which I try to
>name with a state-of-being verb, such as "has_paid", "is_member",
>> > On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 9:41 AM, Mike Diehl <mdiehl@stripped>
>> >> Well, while we're on the subject of SQL style, can anyone tell me why
>> >> I'm
>> >> always seeing people prefixing the name of a table with something like
>> >> "tbl?"
>> You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do
>about its width and depth. -- H. L. Mencken
>> :::: Jan Steinman, EcoReality Co-op ::::
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