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"Naming Things" Computer Literacy Tips

edited December 2019 in Software & Gadgets

A slide deck by Jenny Bryan

http://www2.stat.duke.edu/~rcs46/lectures_2015/01-markdown-git/slides/naming-slides/naming-slides.pdf

Her three principles, brought forward in much detail:

  1. machine readable
  2. human readable
  3. plays well with default ordering

I think this is good to have ready when one works with less tech-savvy people to bring them up to speed in your team.

Author at Zettelkasten.de • https://christiantietze.de/

Comments

  • Thanks for sharing.
    "Embrace the slug!" Love this.

    Will Simpson
    kestrelcreek.com

  • Ooooh I really like the deliberate distinction between _ and - for metadata. I have already been instinctively doing something like that, but inconsistently. Now I understand why I was doing it. :)

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