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Re: Rename srcObject to srcObj?

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:20:23 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnWENiZdiaz8qcc+OqYaLBcudUWkJytLB0X44TWLHQG-7g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>, Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
On 22 October 2013 15:43, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
>> Precedents are a terrible basis for change.
>
> Because?

There are usually better reasons to rely on than a fallback, weak
excuse for a reason like precedent.

Like the fact that sourceObject actually uses English words, rather
than arbitrary contractions of the same, which makes it easier to
comprehend.

Of course, in the absence of better reasons, feel free to rely on
precedent, but ... A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little
minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
Received on Tuesday, 22 October 2013 23:20:50 UTC

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