[Newbies] "CamelCase" vs. Infix

Bert Freudenberg bert at impara.de
Sun Jul 2 10:35:20 UTC 2006

Am 02.07.2006 um 11:03 schrieb Blake:

> On Sat, 01 Jul 2006 21:33:04 -0700, itsme213 <itsme213 at hotmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> I miss my Ruby macros (1st day in Squeak and I love it ... dislike  
>> the camelCase tho'). Would this be the correct way to go about it?
> Not to hijack, but this is the second time I've run across the term  
> "camelCase" in the past week after never running into it before. I  
> always thought the term for caps in the middle was "infix"--but  
> when I didn't see "infix" used anywhere in what I was searching, I  
> began to wonder--have I made this up?

I guess so. I only know "infix" pertaining to "notation", in contrast  
to "prefix" and "postfix" notation.


I got to know the style as "mixed case", contrasting with "upper  
case" and "lower case". But "CamelCase" seems to have become  
ubiquitous, my personaI guess is because it's an insiders-joke,  
similar to "duck typing":


- Bert -

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