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Re: Visual Basic and case-sensivity

From: Kenneth Loafman
Subject: Re: Visual Basic and case-sensivity
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2001 15:39:04 +0000

Slightly off topic... does that mean that VB is case-insensitive, or is
this a case of the IDE trying to "help"?

As to CVS, those changes would be a conflict since most languages are
case-sensitive (i.e. FooBar for the global, foobar for local copy).


Øyvind Idland wrote:
> We use CVS in our organisation, and its an incdredible tool.
> However, we have a couple of Visual Basic programmers here.
> If one, for example changes a function-name from FOOBar to Foobar,
> the VB IDE parses _every_ single for FOOBar and changes the case to Foobar.
> (unbelivable, but its true.. )
> When the user updates/commits the source, the conflicts arrive:
> Every line containing FOOBar now is changed to FooBar, and it
> generates a lot of conflicts.
> Does anyone have a workaround to this problem ? We cant be the
> first ones having this issue :)
> Oyvind Idland,  Powel Gemini ASA
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