Subject: Re: [boost] Arguing about names in Boost libraries
From: Marsh Ray (marsh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-25 12:34:49
On 04/25/2011 10:53 AM, Nevin Liber wrote:
> On 25 April 2011 08:21, Edward Diener<eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> What is wrong with the people commenting on libraries for Boost who are so
>> concerned about the names being used ?
> I've been around long enough to learn that names are incredibly important.
> It is how we communicate.
I agree and would take it a step further:
Difficulty coming up with a descriptive and concise name is often an
indication that the concept or functionality itself is muddy.
Naming discussions are a healthy and useful part of software engineering.
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