Naming and Terminology
Naming and Terminology #
- Unit: A unit of measurement.
- Value: A quantity measured with a unit.
- Field: A measurement of a value. A field and a column in spreadsheet can be considered equivalent.
Field naming #
Field names use what’s commonly called snake_case.
snake_case names should be lowercase and have words separated by underscores
Fields should ideally never abbreviations and should strive to be descriptive.
distance- in cases where the unit is defined in a standard such as this