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Re: select syntax violates the POLA

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: select syntax violates the POLA
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2021 16:55:34 -0400
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On 4/1/21 9:23 PM, Dale R. Worley wrote:
Greg Wooledge <greg@wooledge.org> writes:
It's amazing how many people manage to post their code with NO comments
or explanations of what it's supposed to do, what assumptions are being
made about the inputs, etc.  This leaves us to guess.

It seems to be a modern style.  When I was learning to program, poorly
commented code was considered a failing.  But recently, I have had
managers object that I put too many comments in.

If it was hard to write, it should be hard to understand!

(That's snark, for those who are wondering.)

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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