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=== Variable names ===
 
=== Variable names ===
  
Avoid reusing the names of other functions as local variable names. For
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Avoid reusing the names of other functions as local variable names. For
example, try to avoid naming local variables {{codeline|abs}},
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example, try to avoid naming local variables ''abs'', ''log'', or ''pow''.
{{codeline|log}}, or {{codeline|pow}}. These functions may be used in a
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These functions may be used in a later change and may lead to confusing
later change and may lead to confusing errors.
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errors.
  
An exception is the use of {{codeline|i}} and {{codeline|j}} as loop indices.
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An exception is the use of ''i'' and ''j'' as loop indices. If a function
If a function has nothing to do with complex arithmetic, it is common and
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has nothing to do with complex arithmetic, it is common and acceptable to
acceptable to use {{codeline|i}} and {{codeline|j}} as local variables in
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use ''i'' and ''j'' as local variables in for loops.
for loops.
 
  
 
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== Quoted Strings ==

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