[gdal-dev] Re: OGR Driver for Norwegian SOSI standard

Mateusz Łoskot mateusz at loskot.net
Thu Nov 17 10:07:22 EST 2011

On 17 November 2011 14:28, Even Rouault <even.rouault at mines-paris.org> wrote:
>> My main question is in how far the included code has to follow RFC 8. It
>> would be quite a task to make it follow the gdal-Hungarian prefix dialect,
>> or even to translate variables and method names to plain English.
> Those requirements apply certainly for the core of GDAL, but they can be relaxed
> for drivers. I also don't believe that it would be reasonable to ask for
> rewriting all variable names and translating them.

IMHO, it should be strict and should require English only names in code.
It's important for maintenance in future.

Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org
Member of ACCU, http://accu.org

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