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Hmmm, manual pages have existed for many decades, yet C programmers still comment their code.

POD and comments have totally different audiences: POD is to generate manual pages from - the audience is the user of the code. Comments are there for the programmer - the audience is the person maintaining the code.

Not being aware of the difference makes bad documentation. For the user, or the maintainer, and very likely for both.


In reply to Re: Documentation: POD vs Comments by JavaFan
in thread Documentation: POD vs Comments by ravenclaw

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