[Date Prev] | [Thread Prev] | [Thread Next] | [Date Next] -- [Date Index] | [Thread Index] | [List Home]
Subject: Re: [office-formula] Punctuation issues
Hi Patrick, On Wednesday, 2009-12-23 10:05:58 -0500, Patrick Durusau wrote: > Just a placeholder but something we need to remember to clean up: > > 1) With no particular pattern, listings of parameters end with a period > or no period. Suggest period and consistent use. I agree. > 2) At PPMT, Nper becomes nPer. In the current draft OpenDocument-formula-20091222.odt it is nPer in Syntax, Constraints and Semantics. However, at the PMT function it is Nper. I'd suggest to name both NPer instead, or better NPeriods. > I didn't bother to create a separate > listing for it. So whatever we call these tokens we need to proof for > single form. I'd prefer having _all_ parameters start with a capital letter, unless they are Greek symbols like alpha or beta or some such, which sometimes also would make them easier distinguishable in the Semantics text. Care would have to be taken that mathematical formulas would need to be adapted as well. Eike -- Automatic string conversions considered dangerous. They are the GOTO statements of spreadsheets. --Robert Weir on the OpenDocument formula subcommittee's list.