[zeromq-dev] Preferred spelling of ØMQ?

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Fri Apr 9 12:22:50 CEST 2010


Vitaly Mayatskikh wrote:
> At Fri, 9 Apr 2010 11:44:35 +0200, Pieter Hintjens wrote:
> 
>> Would it be useful to rename zmq_* to 0mq_*, or is it too late?
> 
> I see no business reason to do so :)

I think there's a good reason not to do so. As already mentioned, some 
languages (notably C) don't allow for digits at the beginning of 
identifiers. Thus we would have some bindings with 0mq_ prefix and 
others with zmq_ prefix. A mess.

Martin



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