[gmx-developers] no delimiters in file names from 5.0?

Szilárd Páll pall.szilard at gmail.com
Fri Nov 29 00:08:29 CET 2013

On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 11:08 PM, Erik Lindahl
<erik.lindahl at scilifelab.se> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 28 Nov 2013, at 23:03, Szilárd Páll <pall.szilard at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 10:50 PM, Mark Abraham <mark.j.abraham at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Yeah, transition-marking is useful. Camel case is not perfect either,
>>> because now you have to wonder where to capitalise stuff like
>>> PPPMELoadBalancing...
>> Yeah, I find that quite annoying and because of this I can't even
>> argue that we should write a script and change back everything to
>> underscores because p_p_p_m_e_load_balancing is not much better. :)
> If you promise not to tell anybody I said this, for once I actually think _microsoft_ of all companies came up with a good standard for this case :-)

I won't tell anyone, but Google is indexing the list. :)


> The MS standard is apparently that 2-letter acronyms are all-capital (e.g. IO), but anything 3 letters or longer is camelcased. Might not always be super-beautiful, but it’s a simple standard that makes it trivial to remember how to write things.
> Cheers,
> Erik
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