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   Re: Id vs. ID in SAX

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  • From: Ken MacLeod <ken@bitsko.slc.ut.us>
  • To: xml-dev <xml-dev@xml.org>
  • Date: 09 Mar 2000 13:32:19 -0600

Elliotte Rusty Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu> writes:

> Since the word ID is capitalized in common usage, it should be
> capitalized in Java names as well. This is similar to how URL is
> captialized in class names like java.net.URL and method names like
> getURL() in the Java core library.

The difference is that URL is an acronym and Id is an abbreviation.
I've seen it both ways enough that I wouldn't consider one to be that
more common than the other.

  -- Ken

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