[zeromq-dev] Preferred spelling of ØMQ?

Fred Mobach fred at mobach.nl
Tue Apr 6 16:46:07 CEST 2010


On Tuesday 06 April 2010 15:22:54 Martin Sustrik wrote:
> 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 zmq
> > zeromq
> >
> > What's the preferred spelling? Are there usage differences between
> > these spellings?
> >
> :o)
>
> 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".

Zero is a valid first character for identifiers (in COBOL. ;-)
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