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Eirik Berg Hanssen
June 15, 2017 14:01
Re: lib/ puts references in %^H
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On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 3:02 PM, demerphq <> wrote:

> The form with a hyphen is most common with "run", and the form with a
> space is most common with "compile", but the form with a hyphen is
> most common overall.  So I am not sure what to do. Am I wrong in
> thinking we should use one form consistently?

  Depending on style guide, no doubt …

  Hyphen should be used in the attributive:  "run-time exception",
"run-time library", "compile-time hints", "compile-time constants",
"compile-time directives", &c.  At a quick glance, the pod mostly seems to
follow this rule.

  In plain noun phrases, there is no such hard-and-fast rule, though I
guess it might be better to stick with one or the other.  The pod currently
doesn't – both forms are abundant.


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