[PD] object names with "."
jancsika at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 18 01:08:47 CEST 2017
>> why do you think you are missing something?
> I usually do that, cause I'm not a programmer
> I also see this pattern here and there, so I'm
> not coming up with this, would anyone have something
> against using "."?
You said above you are not a programmer above, so I'll
thrown in a programming perspective in the hopes that
it's useful to you:
Your preference complicates the source
code for no significant usability gain.
The relationship between [foo_bar] and foo_bar_setup is
easy to see, whereas the one between [foo.bar] and
setup_fooOx2ebar is not.
If the "." character were used in a library name because it
represents a well-known mathematical operator that would
be one thing. But using it for personal preference at the
expense of code readability isn't a worthwhile tradeoff
from the standpoint of maintainability.
It's possible you saw the pattern in an abstraction
library where this issue doesn't come up.
Also-- I used an uppercase "o" instead of a zero just
to drive the readability point home.
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