Subject: Re: question of style: _ vs. - in filenames
To: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
From: Ted Lemon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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. :')