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Matthew Heaney <[log in to unmask]>
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Matthew Heaney <[log in to unmask]>
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Tue, 20 Apr 1999 04:34:52 -0700
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"David C. Hoos, Sr." <[log in to unmask]> writes:

> The use of verbs as the names of functions is not considered
> good style by many authorities.

Well, I'm considered an authority by some, and I say verbs are AOK for
functions.  I routinely use Get_<noun> as the names of functions (as you
may have noticed if you've been following my patterns articles).

I call arguments like this the "argument by appeal to higher authority."

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