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From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: Why do class names start with lower lowercase?
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 02:38:53 GMT
jiangshachina <jiangshachina@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi guys,
> This may a stupid question :-D
>
> According to Java coding convention, class name would start with uppercase,
> but several class names of Derby start with lowercase, e.g. ij, dblook,
> sysinfo.

Just guessing here; maybe because these three are classes for tools
typically invoked on commandline, e.g.

          java org.apache.derby.tools.ij

so for convenience they are in lower case? Mostly in the Derby
codeline the convention is followed, though.

Dag

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