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- Include a history section that documents changes and dates.

Isn't this what change-control (such as CVS or SourceForge) is for? I would use CHANGES sections for release notes and keep version changes relegated to source control. Otherwise, the source file gets too cluttered up!

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The idea is a little like C++ templates, except not quite so brain-meltingly complicated. -- TheDamian, Exegesis 6

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In reply to Re2: Seven habits of highly careful coders by dragonchild
in thread Seven habits of highly careful coders by mandog

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