[TriLUG] names of parameters passed down a chain of functions
Joseph Mack NA3T
jmack at wm7d.net
Fri Jul 3 17:00:58 EDT 2009
On Fri, 3 Jul 2009, Steve Litt wrote:
> If you are programming in such a language (C, Perl, Python
> and Ruby are examples), then having the same name is
> probably best,
> IF AND ONLY IF the same name does not mislead the
> application programmer.
> Instead, even though in the application the people array might be
> called "people", within the generic sort I'd call it "array":
> void mysort(void *array, (void *compare)(void *, void*))
yes. I program on and off separated by several years and
forget this in the mean time.
Joseph Mack NA3T EME(B,D), FM05lw North Carolina
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