Archive for April, 2007

Lack of competence

April 5, 2007

In the Names section of JavaScript code conventions, mister Crockford advocates not using the underscore _ to indicate a private attribute. After making his case, he subtly adds:

Avoid conventions that demonstrate a lack of competence.

– Douglas Crockford in Code Conventions for the JavaScript Programming Language

I like it.

Reading his JavaScript site is worth every minute. Provided you’re interested :)


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