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In general, I'm afraid that this piece stikes me as an extended rationalization for being lazy about documentation and writing uncommented code...

Sorry, but that first sentence indicates that you have not read what I wrote, but rather skimmed a few bits and reached a conclusion based upon what you think I probably wrote. Eg.

Comments are not, and should not be, documentation

Documentation of code is vitally important for successful, ongoing projects, but comments are not documentation.

I have no problem with you holding a different opinion to myself, but don't put words in my mouth, or draw concusions based upon things I haven't said, much less things I specifically and deliberately already countered.

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I (BrowserUk) wrote the article, but you've addressed your reply, and attributed my words to graff. If your comments and documentation are as good, you are welcome to them :)


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In reply to Re: parallel structures are necessary by BrowserUk
in thread Programming *is* much more than "just writing code". by BrowserUk

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