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* productOfLuminanceAndDotProductOfSurfaceNormalAndLightDirectionDividedByScatteringConstant*

Note that the id-length rule also allows you to limit the maximum length of a variable name. This is why.

I understand that, but what in your mind would be a good replacement to name such a complex, abstract value? A long acronym perhaps? I don't see how that's any more clear or less arbitrary than a single character name.

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