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Re: To initialise or not to initialise?

by Aragorn (Curate)
on Jun 24, 2004 at 10:36 UTC ( #369281=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to To initialise or not to initialise?

It's more work definitely but it generally makes the code more readable (for instance, if I've no idea what 'page' means, I at least know the variable $page is going to be used for some numerical value).
If you have no idea what $page means, then, IMO, the name is not descriptive enough. If you use $page_nr, that would make it clear that it's used for a numerical value. $page could just as well contain a string with a PostScript rendition of a page.


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Re^2: To initialise or not to initialise?
by Anonymous Monk on Jun 25, 2004 at 23:55 UTC
    Would this be a good place to suggest using Hungarian Notation? my $lpszhwndPage;

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