[Seaside] Why seaside really sucks! COMMMMMMMENTS are MISSING
jbjohns at libsource.com
Thu Apr 12 19:54:49 UTC 2007
Brad Fuller wrote:
> Jason Johnson wrote:
>> I'm surprised to be saying this, but one must not forget that
>> commenting also has a cost.
> Absolutely, it's a pain to do, costs LOTS of time and agony. But, the
> rewards for others down the line are greater if done well.
> Pay it forward.
Ok, I obviously wasn't clear here. I'm not complaining about commenting
my code. I have actually read code where the comment about "what the
following method does" was longer then the actual code to do the work.
If I see a comment I expect it has something I need to know and therefor
read it. This is extra work, so it needs to pay. If I read someone's
code and the first 10 comments are just duplication of what the code is
clearly doing then I am less likely to read the rest, some of which are
bound to have something I *do* need to know. This is the cost I was
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