Scripting style: Verbs in function names

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Fri Nov 4 13:39:19 CET 2016


Do they not teach sentence diagramming to geeks any more?  If you can't
diagram it, you can't use it in xtalk.  That's the rule.  Obey.

On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 8:27 AM, Keith Martin <thatkeith at mac.com> wrote:

> On 3 Nov 2016, at 23:00, Devin Asay wrote:
>
> I think the best function names are the ones that “read” naturally in a
>> statement
>>
>
> And that, in a nutshell, is one of the beautiful things about the xTalk
> language(s). Natural readability is important, so wherever this makes sense
> it, rather than generically verbifying, should be the guiding principle.
>
> k
>
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