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Re: [Gzigzag-commits] gzigzag/Java ZZCell.java

On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, Benjamin Fallenstein wrote:

> "Tuomas J. Lukka" wrote:
> > Add new form of getOrNewCell without direction (default positive)
> By the way, shouldn't there be a shorter form of getOrNewCell? Of
> course, the long name is more understandable, and the method isn't used
> that often; but the name is *so* long. Capital S comes to mind, but
> that'd probably cost us much more in understandability than we gain.
> Well, what about sN? Or, probably better, getOrNew? That would still be
> easier to handle.

It's not used often enough to warrant a one- or two-letter version.

getOrNew I think I could live with. 

BTW: if you don't like writing long identifiers, try an editor that has
keyword completion.