[swift-evolution] Analysis of case conventions for initialisms

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Fri Feb 12 18:37:29 CST 2016

on Fri Feb 12 2016, Brent Royal-Gordon <brent-AT-architechies.com> wrote:

> (If you're editing the analysis, though, one thing confuses me about
> #3: Why is 'Encourages “spelling” rather than “pronouncing” the
> initialism' only 2/3?)

Because that convention still lowercases initialisms at the beginnings
of local variable and parameter names, and there's nothing to encourage
you to read the letter names out when you see a bunch of lower-case
letters next to one another.


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