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From Kurt Schrader <>
Subject Re: Your commits to commons-configuration
Date Tue, 14 Jan 2003 17:56:51 GMT
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.

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.


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