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Questions about writing comments in code.

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I would suggest staying away from using 'I' because it automatically assumes all responsibility for the code. If other people are reading it, it would look bad because it's meant to be a team effort i …
answered Jul 8 '11 by Jonathan Khoo
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It's the result (habit) of someone using LaTeX - it doesn't mean anything. E.g., in LaTeX, ``hello there'' would result in "hello there". If, however, you see as part of a shell script, the command …
answered Feb 8 '12 by Jonathan Khoo
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What XXX represents, depends on the author of the code. In general, it is used as a marker for code that requires attention. However, this web page states a somewhat different train of thought: X …
answered Apr 6 '11 by Jonathan Khoo
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. So, if you're modifying existing code, make sure you follow their formatting style. The comments (and, to an extent, code) should look like only one person has worked on the file. If you're starting a …
answered Mar 30 '11 by Jonathan Khoo