Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of CppCodingStandards


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Jul 21, 2009, 4:20:29 PM (10 years ago)
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dtodd
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  • CppCodingStandards

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    133133==== No All Upper Case Abbreviations ====
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    135   * When confronted with a situation where you could use an all upper case abbreviation, don't.  Instead use an initial upper case letter followed by all lower case letters.
     135When confronted with a situation where you could use an all upper case abbreviation, don't.  Instead use an initial upper case letter followed by all lower case letters.
    136136
    137137__Justification__
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    139   * People seem to have very different intuitions, when making names containing abbreviations. It's best to settle on one strategy so the names are absolutely predictable.
     139People seem to have very different intuitions, when making names containing abbreviations. It's best to settle on one strategy so the names are absolutely predictable.
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    141141Take for example NetworkABCKey. Notice how the C from ABC and K from key can be confused. Some people don't mind this, and others just hate it, so you'll find different policies in different code and then you never know what to call something.