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Coding Horror: ASCII Pronunciation Rules for Programmers

13 agosto 2012

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Even the characters that are fairly regularly used in everyday writing — such as the humble dash, parens, period, and question mark — have radically different meaning in programming languages.

This is all well and good, but you’ll eventually have to read code out loud to another developer for some reason. And then you’re in an awkward position, indeed.

[…] Perhaps that’s why I was so excited to discover the ASCII entry in The New Hacker’s Dictionary, which Phil Glockner turned me on to. It’s a fairly exhaustive catalog of the common names, rare names, and occasionally downright weird names that programmers associate with the ASCII characters sprinkled throughout their code.

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