Object Prefixation

Peter Haworth pete at mollysrevenge.com
Fri Jan 21 15:47:12 EST 2011

Well, I guess it wasn't THAT obvious, but I see what you mean!

Pete Haworth

On Jan 21, 2011, at 12:19 PM, Richmond wrote:

> On 01/21/2011 09:44 PM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>> I'm probably missing something really obvious here but why do you need a naming convention for controls?  You already refer to them by what type of control they are (field "xyz", button "abc").  I'll disclose that I'm influenced by the development method I use where the name of a control defines various of its characteristics.
> Aaah; well, if you are as warped as I am . . .
> I ALWAYS use images as buttons, as I like to guarantee a unified look-and-feel
> as well as font consistency cross-platform.
> I have been known to used graphic objects, video-payers and even fields as buttons.
> Therefore, I, amongst others, might choose to use prefixes not to indicate what controls
> actually are, but what they are used for!
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