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Short and To The Point Answers Seem to be Appreciated More on

I am a Web developer by profession and in my own time try to contribute to the programming community by answering questions on StackOverflow, etc.

Reasons to do so include reputation points and programming tags for appraisal/future employment, helping others and paying it forward.

More Years Programming == Smaller Variable Names?

I remember reading in Code Complete 2 that veteran programmers will choose a smaller (possibly, not very descriptive) variable name just to save a few keystrokes. I thought to myself,
'What? Code is poetry and if it is not perfect in all possible ways, then it is not perfect'. (Note to self: This is my OCD talking)