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Re: Reading Someone's Program

by SimonClinch (Deacon)
on May 17, 2011 at 15:10 UTC ( #905295=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Reading Someone's Program

For my money, tux's answer is very good! In addition, try to reverse engineer the script into a rough hand-drawn flow diagram and insert any "chapter heading" style comments needed to express that diagram into the code before doing any modifying - the danger being addressed here is losing the functional to code tracking of what is being modified.

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