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Re: How do you pronounce "::"?

by xdg (Monsignor)
on Mar 25, 2008 at 10:35 UTC ( [id://676090] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How do you pronounce "::"?

As anonymous said, normally, I treat the :: as a silent word-break.

The exception might sometimes be if I'm speaking of a line of code verbatim, e.g., "you're missing a semicolon on the line 'use Foo colon-colon BarBaz'". But even then, only if I think it might not be clear from context.

-xdg

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Re^2: How do you pronounce "::"?
by amarquis (Curate) on Mar 25, 2008 at 12:55 UTC

    Ditto. The naming conventions of most modules make this pretty easy and unambiguous. "CGI Application" and "Digest MD5" and such are easily understood verbally.