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Re: Commenting One's Code In A GNU/GPL/OpenSource World

by Fingo (Monk)
on Apr 01, 2002 at 21:26 UTC ( #155862=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Commenting One's Code In A GNU/GPL/OpenSource World

Well according to your argument, a lack of comments is good for educational value. I agree with that on a level, but very often the purpose of code is not to educate, but to solve a problem. And the programmer wants whoever ends up maintaining the code to be able to do it well, not learn from it. I guess that completely uncommented code can be good for an intellectual challenge, but it is not really USEFUL.
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