Will Faught

June 2016

Long Names Are Long

Bob Nystrom: What I want to talk about is something I see in a lot of code that drives me up the wall: identifiers that are too damn long. Yes, names can be too short. Back when C only required external identifiers to be unique up to the first six characters; auto-complete hadn’t been invented; and every keypress had to be made uphill, in the snow, both ways; it was a problem.

naming programming variables

Will Faught

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