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Re: On commenting your code

by awkmonk (Monk)
on Apr 23, 2003 at 14:31 UTC ( #252566=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I agree wholeheartedly.

I'd like to clear up one issue though...

My gripe comes as a long suffering maintenance programmer. Who, likewise, for the last nearly 20 years I have spent a great deal of time working on existing code covering many languages rather than the far less often 'writing shiny new stuff'. It's the comments in these old routines that I always view with suspicion.

'I think the problem lies in the fact that your data doesn't fit my program'.

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