[webkit-dev] Thread naming policy in WebKit

Brady Eidson beidson at apple.com
Thu Jan 5 09:22:22 PST 2017

> On Jan 5, 2017, at 12:43 AM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
> 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”.

I strongly agree with this.

That is, I strongly disagree with having to see “org.webkit.FOO” on macOS/iOS.

> 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.

This seems good and possible.


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