[Phpmyadmin-devel] Maximum length of variable names
hugues.peccatte at gmail.com
Sun Jan 5 21:13:59 CET 2014
2014/1/5 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info>
> Le 2014-01-05 14:31, Hugues Peccatte a écrit :
> > Hi,
> > 2014/1/5 Marc Delisle <marc at infomarc.info <mailto:marc at infomarc.info>>
> > Hi,
> > I'm aware that I'm opening a can of worms, but can we discuss PHPMD
> > rules?
> > In particular, I find that to obey the maximum variable name (20
> > characters) rule, one has to sometimes abbreviate at the expanse of
> > clarity.
> > I agree. Many rules are useful to keep the code clear, but sometimes it
> > could be a constraint.
> > Marc is talking about the length of variable names, but it's the same
> > thing about the line length. Limit to 80 characters is out-of-dated. Our
> > screen are larger than "before" so let's use more. (And you choose to
> > use more because our standard is now 85 characters. In my job, we
> > decided to use 120.)
> > But this was only an example to support what Marc said.
> Well, on my laptop, I don't have that much space and I'm happy with the
> current line length limit.
> > But if I'm right, the problem of PMD is that you can activate a group of
> > rules but not a single rule. (Some one to contradict this please ?)
> > One possibility could be to try to implement the interesting rules in
> > PHPCS if they don't exist.
> > Hugues.
> Marc Delisle
> http://infomarc.info | http://phpmyadmin.net
You're right. We are not at work, we don't have all the same devices. But
it was only to say that things need to evolve and to ask if there is a way
to activate only some PMD rules.
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