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Re: [PATCH v10 3/9] strbuf: add a case insensitive starts_with()




Duy Nguyen <pclouds@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

>>  extern int starts_with(const char *str, const char *prefix);
>> +extern int startscase_with(const char *str, const char *prefix);
>
> This name is a bit hard to read. Boost [1] goes with istarts_with. I
> wonder if it's better. If not I guess either starts_with_case or
> starts_case_with will improve readability.

starts_with_case() sounds quite strange even though
starts_with_icase() may make it clear that it is "a variant of
starts_with() function that ignores case".  I dunno.
dir.c::cmp_icase() takes the _icase suffix for not quite the way
that is consistent with that understanding, though.