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Joe Woodbury4-Apr-12 11:10
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Thomas Eyde5-Apr-12 1:41
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A more interesting question is, why do you need to know the type in the first place?

My take against it is code without prefixes are more readable. If the variable name tells me nothing, then the name is the problem, not the type or lack of prefix.

Another thing is I find it impractical. It's easy to find prefixes for primitive types, but what about custom types? Should we invent prefixes for all of them? What if we do, doesn't accAccount look pretty stupid?
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