[webkit-dev] Thread naming policy in WebKit

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Thu Jan 5 00:43:31 PST 2017

I understand the appeal of “org.webkit” and structured names but personally I would prefer to read names that look like titles and are made up of words with spaces, like these:

“WebKit: Image Decoder”, rather than “org.webkit.ImageDecoder”.
“WebKit: JavaScript DFG Compiler” rather than “org.webkit.jsc.DFGCompiler”.

Not sure how well that would generalize to all the different names.

I like the idea of having a smart way of automatically making a shorter name for the platforms that have shorter length limits.

— Darin

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