DAVES Coding – D for Distinctive
By David C. Walley. Placed in the public domain 2012 Jun 20, in the hopes that you will help improve it.
There is value to having a standard, but it does not have to be the same as our competitors’.
It is helpful to know, at a glance, which details of code are from an outside source, and what is ours and subject to change by us.
If an organization shares an easily learned distictive style, insiders can take pride in the quality they understand at a glance, even if competitors are baffled.
Evolution demands alternatives.