[Python-ideas] Objectively Quantifying Readability

Jacco van Dorp j.van.dorp at deonet.nl
Tue May 1 11:04:36 EDT 2018

2018-05-01 14:54 GMT+02:00 Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz>:
> Rhodri James wrote:
>> I'd be interested to know if there is a readability difference between
>> really_long_descriptive_identifier_name and
>> ReallyLongDescriptiveIdentifierNames.
> As one data point on that, jerking my eyes quickly across
> that line I found it much easier to pick out the component
> words in the one with underscores.
> --
> Greg

Which is funny, because I had the exact opposite.

Might it be that we've had different conditioning ?


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