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trønderen18-Jul-23 6:49
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I find it depends on what language I'm writing in and, to a certain degree, what the code is doing. In general, I'll have more comments when I'm writing C code than I do for C# and Java. I've got some C code that does some quite involved data manipulation. That code has both in-line comments and a notice at the top that says "read and UNDERSTAND the XXX page on the project wiki before you do anything with this code." What it's doing is so complex both high-level and low-level block comments are needed for anyone besides me to modify it. I've also got some C code that does the equivalent of serialization; that code has no comments beyond "save the data via serialization"

As with all things coding --- it depends.
Be wary of strong drink. It can make you shoot at tax collectors - and miss.
Lazarus Long, "Time Enough For Love" by Robert A. Heinlein

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