Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 2nd Dec 2009 23:17 UTC
Features, Office A few weeks ago, we talked about how the rise of computing, a field wherein English is the primary language, is affecting smaller languages, and more specifically, the Dutch language (because that's my native tongue). Of course, it's not just the smaller languages that are affected - English, too, experiences the pressure.
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RE: SmallTalk
by Tuishimi on Thu 3rd Dec 2009 16:05 UTC in reply to "SmallTalk"
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I was about to post that Greek, Hebrew and Latin used all the same case ...

Besides our old variables in BASIC and FORTRAN were more like BOC (for something like bufferOverflowCounter) or if verbosity was encouraged, BOCTR. Never more than six characters in the OLD days. ;)

Actually, to this day when I think I can get away with it I use 6 char. var. names.

Ah well... that reminds me that I must get back to work. I have dallied too long and not finished my Sprint in time.

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