i feel like i should set up a school, not like in the institutional sense but in like the ancient philosophy sense where people just show up at my house and i rant at them about how abbreviating variable names is cowardice
@dankwraith pisses me off so much when people do that... We have wide-screen monitors and IDE autocompletes now! You don't have to call anything prmIdxGtr anymore! You're free!
@AOL i spent like three hours yesterday trying to figure out what the variable name "uuuu" stood for and gave up
@dankwraith I mostly agree with this but as someone who's stuck doing java at work java devs really need to learn how to abbreviate variable names.
@dankwraith Also in fairness we do technically use hungarian notation in very specific circumstances so maybe my work isn't a great example (database metrics stored as Long timestamps are prefixed with "t" for time.)
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