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Well done.

The only points I can think of to add are relatively trivial.

Like the code base and the experience of the developers, coding standards should/will evolve over time. As new best practices emerge, the coding standard should take these into account. (I once worked at a shop with a well-defined coding standard that advocated best practices from 15 years earlier. Unfortunately, the world had changed in that time.)

Depending on the review type, there is a benefit of code reviews that many people miss: increasing the company's Bus Number. I worked at one place that used tool-assisted code reviews. We had multiple people on every review.

This helped spread knowledge about individual modules and their usage. As a side effect, several modules that were only known by one person became partially understood by many. Although some developers won't like this (the old job security argument), most people seem to understand the benefits.

G. Wade

In reply to Re: Why Create Coding Standards and Perform Code Reviews? by gwadej
in thread Why Create Coding Standards and Perform Code Reviews? by eyepopslikeamosquito

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