This article was originally published at Planet PHP
on 19 October 2010.
Today, PHPDeveloper.org referred to a post by Leszek Stachowski about underscore prefixes on non-public class elements.
The question which comes instantly to my mind is: why? Is there any reason why this convention should be kept when PHP object oriented programming has gone a long way since PHP 4 (when there was no access modifiers and [...]