[Mono-devel-list] Re: [patch] RFC: Make naming consistent in the compiler sources

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Fri Dec 17 10:23:23 EST 2004


> The compiler sources seem to be overloading the name "parent" with two
> meanings:
>   1. the enclosing class or namespace
>   2. the superclass

This is a great idea.   Am ok with the patch myself.

> I've tried to identify the cases where it is used in meaning 2, and have
> replaced those with "base" or "base class".  I believe it makes it
> easier to understand the code, and prevent thinkos (of which I'm very
> susceptible to :-)
> I've attached the patch below.  I really want to apply it, but want to
> check if it would cause some problems, say, wrt merging to gmcs.
> - Hari
Miguel de Icaza <miguel at ximian.com>

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