Post tagged: nomenclature

What's in a (file)name?

Seeking a name for an obvious un-named thing

Here's a simple conundrum: Given a file, say:

/foo/bar/baz.exe

what are the names for the different parts of it?

The directory (part) is /foo/bar. The non-directory or file part is baz.exe. The extension is .exe.

So what is baz?

Frequently, I've written code ...