Research Findings Relevant to the IfSQ Standards
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Industry Best Practice
Choice of names impacts cost of debugging
The effort required to debug a program is minimized when variables had names averaging 10 to 16 characters long.
IfSQ Defect Indicators based on this finding:
SP-5—Poor Choice of Name
A name used in a program too short, too long, too cryptic, too similar to another name or inconsistent with other names