Questions tagged [standardization]

The process of altering or creating code to an agreed standard or the process of establishing that standard.

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Coding standard for clarity: comment every line of code?

I've worked in shops that produce life critical software and I've dealt with commenting rules that were meant to keep the code readable and potentially save lives. In my experience though the ...
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Standardized code documentation format, where is it? [closed]

I'm currently looking into API documentation generation tools and I noticed that apparently there are no efforts going on in standardization. Javadoc style is kind of an ubiquitous convention... it ...
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Is C++0x Compatible with C?

I have heard that there will be a lot of changes done in C++ because of the new standard (C++0x). My question is: What are the major changes, and will C++0x be compatible with C++ 98 and C ?