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Re: [PATCH 03/20] cat-file: rename variables in ref-filter




2018-01-10 1:04 GMT+03:00 Junio C Hamano <gitster@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Olga Telezhnaya <olyatelezhnaya@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> Rename some variables for easier reading.
>> They point not to values, but to arrays.
>
> Once the code is written and people start to build on top, a change
> like this is not worth the code churn, especially because there are
> two equally valid schools of naming convention.
>
>  - When you have an array, each of whose 20 slots holds a single
>    dosh, I would prefer to call the array dosh[20], not doshes[20],
>    so that I can refer to the seventh dosh as "dosh[7]".
>
>  - If you more often refer to the array as a whole (than you refer
>    to individual elements) and want to stress the fact that the
>    array holds multiple elements in it, I can understand that you
>    may be tempted to call the whole array "doshes[]".
>
> So please drop this and other "rename variables" patches from the
> series.
>
>

OK, I will revert that. I have done this because it's hard for me to
keep in mind that it's not just a simple pointer to a single value,
and I tried to make the code more intuitive.