[Xcb] XCB naming conventions

Vincent Torri vtorri at univ-evry.fr
Wed Sep 13 11:39:04 PDT 2006

Josh : would it be difficult to change the xslt files to get that naming 
convention ?


PS : I agree with Jeremy :)



I really prefer the second one, but maybe i'm too used with glib, gtk, 
gstreamer and all the efl and other libs that use the same naming 

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006, Jeremy A. Kolb wrote:

> Hi all,
> There's been some chatter about the current naming convention in xcb.
> Vincent and I have been talking a lot about this lately and we both
> believe that it's just too unreadable right now.
> It would be nice to follow other open source projects such at gtk or
> cairo.  As such we think that it would be more readable with the following
> changes:
> For functions:
> xcb_ followed by the extension and function name all in lowercase, words
> separated by underscores.
> Ex.
> xcb_window_new
> xcb_glx_create_context.
> For structures/enums/unions etc.:
> Xcb followed by the extension and name with the first letter of
> each word capitalized,
> Ex.
> XcbWindow
> XcbGlxContext
> We think this would be much easier to read.  What's everyone think?  This
> would require changes to ecore/x11/mesa/xcb-utils etc. But nothing a good
> sed script wouldn't be able to handle.
> Jeremy
> ::Puts on his flame retardent undies::
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