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From Diane Holt <hol...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: AW: [PATCH] Wait and Available
Date Mon, 27 Nov 2000 18:12:25 GMT
Actually, since it was in conjunction with having nested tasks, when I saw
ISupportTasks(), I just assumed it meant simply that: I support tasks.

Made sense to me :)

Diane

--- Thomas Christen <chr@active.ch> wrote:
> > The use of the prefix "I" for interfaces is not idiomatic to Java
> > (according to JLS) (rather one should use the suffix Impl for
> > implementation if needed to separate them both).
> I or not I seams to be the question? Before reading the book "java 2
> performance and idiom guide" writen by Craig Larman and Rhett Guthrie, I
> thoght the same way as you do. They say : "Many developers are moving to
> the
> I-convention because it instantly communicates the fact that the code
> construct is an interface. This is important because interfaces are the
> prefered way of specifying APIs and abstractions. Because of this, we
> recommend beginning intrafce names with I.". I don't argue about this
> idiom
> but since we began using it, even in large Java-projects, the conceptual
> model becam clearer and readable.
> 
> > I don't see it anywhere else in the code for Ant so I guess it's
> > not project-standard for Ant either. (As with most Java-projects.)
> No problem, was used to the I-convention. We can stick to the standard -
> if
> exists at all.
> 
> Thomas
> 


=====
(holtdl@yahoo.com)



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