[swift-evolution] Analysis of case conventions for initialisms
matthew.judge at gmail.com
Fri Feb 12 07:58:54 CST 2016
I had the same initial reaction as Dave to Jessy's suggestions, however,
the idea does kind of make sense. I'm not saying I like it, but it doesn't
bother me nearly as much as I thought it would. (I think the rule Jessy was
using would be the following.)
func hTMLDigest(for hTML: String) -> HTMLDigest
> If an initialism is used, treat each letter as its own word.
On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 1:34 AM, Dave Abrahams via swift-evolution <
swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> on Thu Feb 11 2016, Jessy Catterwaul <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> > It is too complicated to have different rules when an initialism is used,
> > or not.
> I take it you'd be in favor of option 2 on that page, then?
> > uniformResourceLocatorForPublication
> > uRLForPublication
> I don't understand what that example is supposed to show. No convention
> ever suggested “uRL”, and I can't imagine anyone writing that. Can you?
> > Sent from my iPad
> > On Feb 12, 2016, at 12:51 AM, 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.
> > Cheers,
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