[PD] osc objects
hans at eds.org
Mon May 8 15:33:49 CEST 2006
On May 7, 2006, at 6:56 AM, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Apr 2006, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
>> I think these should be more descriptive. They don't work exactly
>> the same as
>> the core versions, so they should have different, but similar, names.
> Why should namespaces exist if they don't solve name conflicts?
Ok, to follow this logic, we should stop coming up with new names for
objects. All libraries will use letters for object names starting at A.
Why come up with new names if you don't have to? :-P
>> The suffix is fine, but it should be consistent across objects in
>> the lib,
> those names all contain "osc" twice. if the latter "OSC" can't be
> then why not removing the leading "osc/" ?
Because if you do this:
A fundamental idea in programming is to name things descriptively so
you can easily read the code. Just because we can reuse the same
names, doesn't mean we should. The object name should represent what
it does as clearly and compactly as possible.
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