Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of CaseSensitivity


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Timestamp:
03/14/10 07:40:22 (7 years ago)
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alexshinn
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  • CaseSensitivity

    v6 v7  
    1414WG1 for both groups, or only by WG2. 
    1515 
    16 Below are some common arguments for each side. 
     16Below are some common arguments for each side.  The number of arguments 
     17on each side is irrelevant - people should weigh each argument according 
     18to its importance. 
    1719 
    1820'''Pro-folding:''' 
    1921 
    2022    * R[0-5]RS and IEEE Scheme compatible 
    21     * code from R5RS and before continues to work 
    2223    * possibly easier for beginners not expecting case distinctions to be significant 
    2324    * allows using different cases as stylistic differences in source 
    24     * prevents using separate identifiers which differ only in case 
     25    * prevents using separate identifiers which differ only in case, which is considered poor style 
    2526    * less confusion when code is read aloud, e.g. variable names 
    2627 
     
    3637    * allows using separate identifiers which differ only in case (e.g., capitalizing a class but not an instance) 
    3738    * simpler to implement in the presence of complex character sets 
     39    * most programmers won't be able to recognize case-folded equivalents from languages they don't speak 
     40 
     41'''Proposals:''' 
     42 
     43    * [CaseSensitivityArcfide]