Subject: Re: question of style: _ vs. - in filenames
To: Christos Zoulas <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/17/1998 10:13:34
> Most people use - for versions of things in directories like foo-1.2.3
> I try personally to avoid - for filenames, because it might break parsing,
> because it is not an acceptable identifier name in all language.
> ls /usr/src/*/*/* reveals that we use both in the tree.

Wow.   I prefer to use - rather than _ because _ is so aesthetically
displeasing.   Which suggests that we should probably not try to
establish a standard, for fear of bloodshed.   :')