[swift-evolution] SE-0005 ==> Please keep well know acronyms capitalized!
kvasa at icloud.com
Thu May 19 12:17:10 CDT 2016
Aside from ObjC developers being used to this, psychology of reading tells us that people read by shapes of the words - they are used to seeing abbreviations in capital letters - from this point, it's better readable.
> On May 19, 2016, at 7:14 PM, Brandon Knope via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> Do you have a particular reason? I don't think because it is a certain way in Objective-C means it must be that same way in Swift.
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>> On May 19, 2016, at 1:04 PM, Pavel Kapinos via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
>> SE-0005 "Better Translation of Objective-C APIs Into Swift Proposal” in Proposed Solution # 6 "Lowercase values" suggests “to lowercase non-prefixed values whenever they are imported” with an example of URLHandler property becoming urlHandler. Being long time Cocoa developer, I object to this particular example and would like to suggest to keep capitalized any well known acronyms, like ASCII, PDF, URL etc. as they are now in Cocoa. Thank you!
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