[vhdl-200x] Meaningful names

Subject: [vhdl-200x] Meaningful names
From: Francesco Sforza (francesco.sforza@st.com)
Date: Wed Dec 10 2003 - 11:37:27 PST

I'd favor meaningful names: it's "Programming 101". Let's forget Basic.



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>>>>> "marcus" == marcus harnisch <marcus_harnisch@mint-tech.com> writes: marcus> From: marcus_harnisch@mint-tech.com marcus> Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 12:43:43 -0500

>> This feedback is more helpful than you may think. If others also >> feel this way, it would be helpful to express this in an email to >> the reflector. This group has alot of pressure on it to make >> syntax and names shorter.

marcus> Well, I am German so I am used to really long words. The only occasion marcus> where I (secretly) wished I had shorter names in VHDL is when I spend marcus> time thinking about formating my source code. Never when writing marcus> code. I could also print landscape of course. But then, even that marcus> might not be enough. How about legal-landscape then?

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