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    SitePoint Wizard chris_fuel's Avatar
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    What the heck is MM_* stuff

    I've noticed while helping people out in this forum, that I see a lot of functions with an MM_ prefix. What the heck are they? Most of the time they're extremely hard to read because of the terse variable naming...

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    Programming Since 1978 silver trophybronze trophy felgall's Avatar
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    Dreamweaver generated Javascripts. Written by software rather than by a real person so of course they are hard to read and 10 times as long as they need to be. If they were written by a real person then most of the time the code would only half that long, possibly less.
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    SitePoint Wizard chris_fuel's Avatar
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    Silly Dreamweaver!

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    Hmm, will the be called the dreaded A_ functions in the next version of Adobe Dreamweaver?

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    Does it stand for Macromedia MX ?
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    Possibly Macromedia, although a friend of mine insists it means 'My Mate Dreamweaver'.
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    MM_Donuts
    MM_Beer
    MM_64slicesofamericancheese

    No wonder the functions are sucky, Homer wrote em.

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    So, you're saying that a useful code generator is the stuff of Homeric legend (akin to harpies and sirens)?

    Oh, and my guess, Macromedia Muck-up.


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