Further suggestion for JSR-666.
Previous JSR-666 recommendations:
JSR-666: Rich text identifiers
As is so often the case, Microsoft is leading the way here.
Remember back in the bad old days of DOS and Windows 3.x? 8.3 filenames? Yuck! With Win9x came long file names, and better still, embedded spaces. I don't need to tell you how useful this is.
Lets have this in Java. And why stop there? Let's go for full rich text!
my button could be different from
my button, and
my button different again. (After all,
myButton are already different, so it's not so great a leap.
my exception might be more serious than
I'm sure that there are some parsing issues to sort out, but they are (waves hand) pretty trivial, I'd imagine...
Update: See also JSR-666: i18n, misspellings and homonyms.
Also, see the wonderfully excentric colorForth. Clearly, there's no such thing as a new idea...Posted to Java by Simon Brunning at March 21, 2003 05:21 PM