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Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 16:38:41 -0500
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On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 04:26:53PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>>>>10) Please capitalise the first letter of words in class names.  Setup
>>>>has been quite haphazard, I'm trying to be more consistent :}.  Also, I
>>>>prefer things like FreeList to free_list - I find them easier.
>>>
>>>The above made me smile! I completely agree with you.  However, I was
>>>just trying to follow the GNU coding style.  Specifically, the
>>>following item is relevant here:
>>>
>>>http://www.gnu.org/prep/standards_26.html#SEC26
>>
>>Erk.  Well I use VI :].  cinstall isn't a Gnu Project, and I've always
>>taken the standards as guidelines rather than godlines.
>
>Since Cygwin follows the GNU coding style, I just assumed that
>setup.exe did too.

Well, I do consider cinstall a cygwin project so I would hope that we do
adhere to GNU coding style as much as possible.  I really don't want too
much variation.

However, since it's C++, I don't think that the coding standard really is
100% appropriate, so let Rob's Rules Prevail.

cgf

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