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67082Re: [XP] Re: Good Design -- is it relative? one letter variable names

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  • J. B. Rainsberger
    Dec 7, 2002
      So said ericheikkila on 12/4/2002 --------------------

      >Single letter variables drive me nuts. ;)
      >I use 'index' instead of 'i' (or loop, or maybe count, depending on
      >the context).
      >As far as abbreviations go...if the entire team agrees, fine.
      >If someone on the team doesn't know that itr is the same as iterator,
      >just change it to iterator.
      >Usually, I'll not abbrev ;)

      Often, "i" means something. Say what you mean; mean what you say. :)

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