OT: general name for...

David Bovill david at vaudevillecourt.tv
Wed Sep 22 13:06:48 EDT 2010


On 22 September 2010 18:01, wayne durden <wdurden at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't think you would call a function in javascript a handler.  My
> feeling
> is that there isn't a universally accepted term that would apply across all
> the language types.  Code chunk or snippet is as generic as you would get
> without getting strange looks.
>

I think I'll go with "handler" as I want it to refer to something that is
given a name in the language by the programmer, not an arbitrary text file
worth of code - that's a different level of chunking. Anyway I'm only naming
the database fields for now :)



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