[zeromq-dev] Preferred spelling of ØMQ?
sustrik at 250bpm.com
Tue Apr 6 15:22:54 CEST 2010
Michael Glaesemann wrote:
> Looking around, I've seen ØMQ spelled a variety of ways.
> ØMQ LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O WITH STROKE, LATIN CAPITAL LETTER M, LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Q
> 0MQ DIGIT ZERO, LATIN CAPITAL LETTER M, LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Q
> What's the preferred spelling? Are there usage differences between these spellings?
The pronounciation is "zero-em-queue", thus the most adequate
transliteration is 0MQ.
As zero is not a valid first character for identifiers, the code uses
"zmq" prefixes rather than "0mq".
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