1377Re: explanations for some options
- Jul 19, 2010nomen: Some developers use a _ to mean "hidden" or "private" properties, but they are not actually hidden at all. They are visible just like all others. If you really want it to be hidden, use a local variable with a closure.
regexp: The rationale behind this is that some people don't understand what . and [^...] mean in regular expressions, so it causes their code to either accept something as valid when it isn't, or reject something that's valid.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mark Volkmann <r.mark.volkmann@...> wrote:
> I'm trying to understand the rationale behind three of the "Good
> Parts" options and haven't quite figured them out from the short
> descriptions on the web site. Can someone give me a brief explanation
> for why turning these options on is a good idea? I'm not looking to
> debate them. I just want to understand the issues they avoid.
> R. Mark Volkmann
> Object Computing, Inc.
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