A question of Style, was: SPUG: Sort an array question
spug at ifokr.org
Fri Dec 27 14:26:12 CST 2002
> Much more often, your audience is "the maintenance programmer who
> inherits this code." When writing to this audience, optimize for
> readability. Use descriptive (but not verbose) variable names, and
> comment the intent (not the mechanics) of your code. Comments are most
> valuable when they capture the relevant information from the "sitting
> and thinking" process that Peter describes. Comments should be clear,
> concise, and to the point.
If you write code that will be inherited by other netizens (say some
CPAN code) then a clear ability for others to understand is damned
If you are writing code that is only used by your employer, then
increased obfuscation can lead to a good situation called "job security".
Brian Hatch They assigned blank.
Systems and So I read about blank.
Security Engineer So now my mind is filled
http://www.ifokr.org/bri/ with blank.
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