[swift-evolution] Analysis of case conventions for initialisms
xiaodi.wu at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 03:39:09 CST 2016
Based on the examples, #2 does seem to have the most advantages. But:
what to do with vendor prefixes? Are those to be an exception?
Another tidbit: .NET seems to have its own exceptions--not sure if
there are rules for them, but just at the namespace level there's
System.IO and UIAutomationClientsideProviders, spelled as shown.
On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 3:07 AM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution
<swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> on Fri Feb 12 2016, Rob Mayoff <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> I have been using #2 for years in many languages (including Objective-C and
>> more recently Swift) and much prefer it.
>> Incidentally, "ASCII" is one of the examples in the definition of "acronym"
>> in OS X's American English dictionary.
> Yup, you're right.
>> On Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 11:51 PM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <
>> swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>>> I just posted a write-up about various case conventions for initialisms:
>>> https://gist.github.com/dabrahams/55fc5ece355da4664730. I was surprised
>>> at how it turned out, FWIW.
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