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The following C coding rules relate to the use of abbreviations and acronyms:

Rule 1.5.a.) Abbreviations and acronyms should generally be avoided unless their meanings are widely and consistently understood in the engineering community. The table below contains a list of commonly used abbreviations and their meanings.

Rule 1.5.b.) A table of additional project-specific abbreviations and acronyms shall be maintained in a version-controlled document.


See Appendix C.


Project-specific abbreviations that do not conflict with the common abbreviations in this standard may be added in the manner described above.


Consistent use of these abbreviations shall be enforced during code reviews.

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