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From: Ed Brey (edbrey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-20 12:14:27

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>

> The problem with leading underscores in non-global names is, as I have
> discovered to my sorrow, that many people think they are prohibited. So
> they challenge the usage, and then you have to waste time patiently leading
> them through the standard wording. They don't believe you, think you are
> missing something, and then you waste more time playing email ping-pong.
> So I've given up and no longer use leading underscores. Period. That's much
> easier than arguing with people.

Would a detailed FAQ entry be sufficient to minimize the wasted time, while still allowing the advantages of the full expressiveness of the language?

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