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bug#26564: Document that only functions and not variables can end with "


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: bug#26564: Document that only functions and not variables can end with "-p"
Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 23:44:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <address@hidden> writes:

> 3. Is there a proposal for a _different_ naming convention
> for Boolean variables?  I'd argue that we should have some
> such a naming convention.  And I'd argue that it should be
> different for options and non-option variables.

That's a good point indeed.

An alternative to "-p" would be "is-", like `foo-is-negative'.

Not using -p would also have an advantage: you could distinguish boolean
variables from variables bound to a predicate function.


Michael.





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