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Re: Am I over-commenting my code?

by QwertyD (Pilgrim)
on Jun 11, 2002 at 22:57 UTC ( #173687=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Am I over-commenting my code?

In addition to the other posters' advice, you may want to put the comment inside the subroutine block, like so:

sub dump_subtable { # NAME # dump_subtable() - dump a subtable # # SYNOPSIS #etc... my ($self)= shift(@_); my (%args)= @_; #etc...
This way, if you want to change the order of the subs (for organizational purposes) or to move some subs into other files (less likely since this is part of a module, but probable in other types of programs), the comments will always stay with their associated subs.

This will, of course, vary to taste.

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