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From Morgan Delagrange <mdela...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: Your commits to commons-configuration
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2003 18:33:29 GMT
Not the J2EE JDK.
 
http://java.sun.com/j2ee/sdk_1.3/techdocs/api/javax/servlet/http/package-summary.html
 
http://java.sun.com/j2ee/sdk_1.3/techdocs/api/javax/servlet/jsp/package-summary.html

But I agree that it's inconclusive.  Naughty,
inconsistent Sun specs...

- Morgan

--- "Krohn, Dave" <DKrohn@eb.com> wrote:
> Looking at the JDK itself:
> 
> URL
> URLClassLoader
> SQLException
> UIDefaults
> 
> It seems that within the JDK Sun is pretty
> consistent with all caps for
> acronyms.
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Morgan Delagrange
> [mailto:mdelagra@yahoo.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 12:13 PM
> > To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: Your commits to commons-configuration
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > --- Kurt Schrader <kschrader@karmalab.org> wrote:
> > > On 14 Jan 2003, Henning Schmiedehausen wrote:
> > > 
> > > > According to Sun naming rules (and Apache
> > > convention), even acronyms are
> > > > written in the "first letter caps" rule in
> method
> > > and class names. So
> > > > IMHO "XmlConfiguration" is better than
> > > "XMLConfiguration".
> > > >
> > > > Same goes for "DOM4JConfiguration" vs.
> > > "Dom4JConfiguration".
> > > >
> > > > I'd like to get these class names changed
> back.
> > > 
> > > The Sun naming rules don't say anything about
> > > acronyms.
> > 
> > Actually they do talk about acroymns in class
> names,
> > they just don't seem to pin down the
> capitalization:
> >  
> >
>
http://java.sun.com/docs/codeconv/html/CodeConventions.doc8.html
> > 
> > > Effective Java (pg. 165) says:
> > > 
> > > There is little consensus as to whether acronyms
> > > should be uppercase or
> > > have only their first letter capitalized.
> > > 
> > > Either way should be ok.
> > > 
> > > -Kurt
> > > 
> > 
> > I agree with Henning that the preponderance of
> Apache
> > classes seem to use mixed case for acroymns. 
> Also,
> > recent Java packages ("javax.servlet",
> > "javax.servlet.jsp" e.g.) seem to use mixed case,
> but
> > older packages (e.g. "java.net") do not.  I think
> > precedent supports Henning.
> > 
> > - Morgan
> > 
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