[Melbourne-pm] Agile Perl

Josh Heumann melbourne.pm at joshheumann.com
Fri Jun 15 17:11:20 PDT 2007

<quote who='Alec Clews' when='Sat, Jun 16, 2007 at 09:16:13AM +1000'>
> "I wonder whether they would have said the same if you asked about
> multisyllabic variable names?" 
> Anyone want to fire back a shot?

"doll-ar-un-der-score"  That's five syllables right there, all in two
convenient characters!

There's nothing special about perl that a programmer has to make
single-character variable names.  If that's the only perl someone's
seen, they're just dealing with poorly written code.

As a smalltalk professor friend of mine says: DNTABV8.


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