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April 30, 2009
Re: d assigns name Philosophy
Andrei Alexandrescu дµ½:

> dolive wrote:
> > bearophile дµ½:
> > 
> >> dolive:
> >>> Suggest the d Language and phobos lib ( And other lib )  assigns name to use the tallest phrase in the phrase of  word frequency .  This, should study toward the java .  This is also the key that the java jdk source code easily reads 
> >>> This is also one of the java successful keys .
> >>> thank you very much !
> >> Are you trying to suggest to follow the Zipf's law in naming things in Phobos/Tango?
> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipf%27s_law
> >> I agree.
> >>
> >> Bye,
> >> bearophile
> > 
> > 
> > yes£¬is so
> 
> I'm not very sure. That would suggest using exceedingly common names 
> (the, on, go, do, be, and, use...) which are often imprecise because 
> they are used in a variety of contexts (hence their frequency). I often 
> prefer a word that has a precise meaning.
> 
> Andrei

Ok, has a precise meaning is a premise. 
when have more than two phrases, choosing high that of  use the tallest phrase in the phrase ( Function name )  of  word frequency .  

For example: 
     getData and fetchData.

the choice getData
April 30, 2009
Re: d assigns name Philosophy
On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:24:24 +0400, dolive <dolive89@sina.com> wrote:

> Andrei Alexandrescu дµ½:
>
>> dolive wrote:
>> > bearophile дµ½:
>> >
>> >> dolive:
>> >>> Suggest the d Language and phobos lib ( And other lib )  assigns  
>> name to use the tallest phrase in the phrase of  word frequency .   
>> This, should study toward the java .  This is also the key that the  
>> java jdk source code easily reads
>> >>> This is also one of the java successful keys .
>> >>> thank you very much !
>> >> Are you trying to suggest to follow the Zipf's law in naming things  
>> in Phobos/Tango?
>> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipf%27s_law
>> >> I agree.
>> >>
>> >> Bye,
>> >> bearophile
>> >
>> >
>> > yes£¬is so
>>
>> I'm not very sure. That would suggest using exceedingly common names
>> (the, on, go, do, be, and, use...) which are often imprecise because
>> they are used in a variety of contexts (hence their frequency). I often
>> prefer a word that has a precise meaning.
>>
>> Andrei
>
> Ok, has a precise meaning is a premise.
> when have more than two phrases, choosing high that of  use the tallest  
> phrase in the phrase ( Function name )  of  word frequency .
>
> For example:
>       getData and fetchData.
>
> the choice getData
>

No offense, but I can't believe someone who knows very little of English makes naming suggestions to native language speakers.
Maybe there is no difference between get and fetch to you, but there sure is for others. I believe there are cases when one name is preferable over another for clarity.
April 30, 2009
Re: d assigns name Philosophy
Denis Koroskin дµ½:

> On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:24:24 +0400, dolive <dolive89@sina.com> wrote:
> 
> > Andrei Alexandrescu дµ½:
> >
> >> dolive wrote:
> >> > bearophile дµ½:
> >> >
> >> >> dolive:
> >> >>> Suggest the d Language and phobos lib ( And other lib )  assigns  
> >> name to use the tallest phrase in the phrase of  word frequency .   
> >> This, should study toward the java .  This is also the key that the  
> >> java jdk source code easily reads
> >> >>> This is also one of the java successful keys .
> >> >>> thank you very much !
> >> >> Are you trying to suggest to follow the Zipf's law in naming things  
> >> in Phobos/Tango?
> >> >> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipf%27s_law
> >> >> I agree.
> >> >>
> >> >> Bye,
> >> >> bearophile
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > yes£¬is so
> >>
> >> I'm not very sure. That would suggest using exceedingly common names
> >> (the, on, go, do, be, and, use...) which are often imprecise because
> >> they are used in a variety of contexts (hence their frequency). I often
> >> prefer a word that has a precise meaning.
> >>
> >> Andrei
> >
> > Ok, has a precise meaning is a premise.
> > when have more than two phrases, choosing high that of  use the tallest  
> > phrase in the phrase ( Function name )  of  word frequency .
> >
> > For example:
> >       getData and fetchData.
> >
> > the choice getData
> >
> 
> No offense, but I can't believe someone who knows very little of English makes naming suggestions to native language speakers.
> Maybe there is no difference between get and fetch to you, but there sure is for others. I believe there are cases when one name is preferable over another for clarity.
> 

Sorry, my right and wrong English nation of, also not too acquaint with to English, so there will be such suggestion 

choosing high that of  use the tallest  phrase in the phrase ( Function name )

Hope to use the most in common use most in simple use most in easy use phrase  

thanks
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