Camelcase for sourcecode filenames?

Ian Monroe ian at
Fri May 11 17:26:58 CEST 2007

On 5/11/07, Mark Kretschmann <markey at> wrote:
> Hi,
> a while ago Nikolaj and I were talking about using camelcase in our filenames,
> e.g., instead of "singlecollectiontreeitemmodel.h"
> using "SingleCollectionTreeItemModel.h", as this can be more readable. Back
> then I wasn't sure if this is properly supported on all our platforms
> (Windows, MacOS).
> Does anyone know if it's safe to use this on all platforms? And what's your
> opinion on it?

I'm for it. We should just be careful to never have two files that
differ only by case.

It does allow the situation where something will compile on Windows
but not Linux since the case doesn't match. But that's easily fixed.

Ian Monroe

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