|[5 earlier articles]|
|Re: call by name, was silly question: prefix vs postfix ops email@example.com (2008-03-07)|
|Re: call by name, was silly question: prefix vs postfix ops DrDiettrich1@aol.com (Hans-Peter Diettrich) (2008-03-09)|
|Re: call by name, was silly question: prefix vs postfix ops firstname.lastname@example.org (glen herrmannsfeldt) (2008-03-10)|
|Re: localized languages, was call by name email@example.com (Aleksey Demakov) (2008-03-14)|
|Re: localized languages, was call by name firstname.lastname@example.org (2008-03-14)|
|Re: localized languages, was call by name alexc@TheWorld.com (Alex Colvin) (2008-03-14)|
|Re: localized languages, was call by name email@example.com (Derek M. Jones) (2008-03-15)|
|From:||"Derek M. Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Sat, 15 Mar 2008 11:51:55 GMT|
|Organization:||ntl Cablemodem News Service|
|References:||08-03-012 08-03-019 08-03-026 08-03-031 08-03-034 08-03-038 08-03-044 08-03-045 08-03-055|
|Posted-Date:||15 Mar 2008 15:09:26 EDT|
>> I have wondered about what non-english speakers think about the
>> english keywords used in the usual programming languages.
>> It might be that some use a preprocessor to replace language appropriate
>> keywords, but I believe most just use the usual english words.
The results of the following experiment suggest that there is a lot of
natural language information in identifiers:
I have tried to get researchers from non-native English speaking
countries interested in investigating their country-mens use of native
language in source code. This seems to be a touchy subject with
people claiming that developers in their country all knowing English
very well and using it 'properly' in code.
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