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Web Service Parameter Naming Convention

I'm developing a webservice with several public methods. As an old VB programmer, I would normally use data type prefixes for my method parameters. For example, I might have method defined as (VB.NET):

Public Function GetSomething(ByVal nThingID As Integer) As String
    Return "something"
End Function

But since this will be a public web method and since the wsdl will define the data types, I'm wondering if my parameter should really just be ThingID (or ThingId). Are there guidelines? Or even some opinionated suggestions?

Thanks in advance.
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ZekeLA
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Carl TawnSystems and Integration DeveloperCommented:
The norm would tend to ditch the old hungarian notation and opt for camel-casing instead (i.e. lower-case first letter for first word, upper-case first letter for subsequent words)

Here's Microsoft's recommendations: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms229045.aspx
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ZekeLAAuthor Commented:
Thanks. I had only found the .net 2 conventions which wasn't as comprehensive.
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