I think what Mark meant was not to use "mc" but instead "MetaCard" as a  whole 
word. to make it even more obvious.

On 30 Jun 2011, at 16:49, Ken Ray wrote:

>> Using a prefix implies that there is the possibility of extending the MC IDE
>> in the future and a potential getting-in-the-way. This is something we don't
>> want.
> I clearly agree that the "getting in the way" is something we don't want,
> but can you clarify what you mean by "extending the MC IDE"?
>> Although it isn't a big deal, I think that using a prefix like "mc" is very
>> RunRev-like and not the right approach. Since the number of IDE stacks is
>> supposed to stay at a minimum, a prefix should be unnecessary. If we ever 
>> need
>> something like this, it would be nice to come up with a really clever and
>> friendly solution.
> I'd *love* for there to be less IDE stacks - currently there are *70*
> substacks of the Metacard Menu Bar stack. Granted that some of these are old
> copies that can be deleted or are for dialogs to set really old settings, or
> are copies of the Script Editor, but without some significant changes it's
> not going to get much smaller.
> I think the issue is that until RunRev creates namespaces inside LC, the IDE
> stacks should be renamed to get out of the way of the developer, at least
> the more common ones like Preferences and Properties. The only issue with
> only renaming *some* stacks is it becomes inconsistent, which is also a
> pain. 
> The good thing though is that unless one is working on tools to manipulate
> the IDE itself, they shouldn't encounter the internal stack names of the IDE
> stacks very often, so it may not matter what they get called as long as they
> get out of the way.
> Just my 2 cents,
> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
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