W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapi@w3.org > December 2006

Re: Selectors API naming

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 23:29:20 +0100
To: "Doug Schepers" <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tkvp26be64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Wed, 20 Dec 2006 23:25:34 +0100, Doug Schepers  
<doug.schepers@vectoreal.com> wrote:
> I agree that most of the useful arguments have been made.  Stripping  
> away the arguments themselves, there are only 3 stances:
>
> 1) Shorter names are preferred;
> 2) More descriptive names are preferred;
> 3) Names matching existing conventions are preferred.
>
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems that #1 is the odd one out.  I  
> don't care what the final name is, but it should match the latter 2  
> principals.

One of the arguments that was made was also that the existing methods have  
failed, which would make #3 the odd one out and probably #2 as well. "I  
don't really care what the final name, but it should match the first  
principle..."


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Wednesday, 20 December 2006 22:29:41 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 8 January 2008 14:18:56 GMT