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Questions about writing comments in code.

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Discussions in code comments evolve too slowly to be effective-- it could be years before another developer reads the comments you just wrote. In a beautiful world there would an IDE and source control …
answered Dec 21 '11 by MatthewMartin
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In any writing, you write for your audience. Your audience is the maintenance developer, which may be you after 3 years after you have forgotten the details of how it all works. Single use throw away …
answered Jun 21 '11 by MatthewMartin