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RE: [xml-dev] Convention versus standard

> It is common practice for programmers to name variables in 
> numerous non-helpful ways, it is best practice to have a well 
> thought out naming scheme that allows those who maintain code 
> to know what a variable is to be used for, hopefully 
> achievable by following the coding styles for their languages 
> and organizations

My experience is that an intelligent programmer using their own common sense
will usually produce much more helpful variable names than a programmer who
is blindly following rules defined by some corporate style police.

Michael Kay

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