• Subject: Re: IBM pushing Java
  • From: "Simon Coulter" <shc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 Mar 99 00:10:50 +1000


Hello Nina,

You wrote:
>i like code that you can look at and follow, that has relevent, up to date
>comments - with explainations before major sections of code as to what it's 
>for,
>and routines sectioned off.  and one more pet peeve - old commented out code.  
>if
>you don't need it, get rid of it!

Aside from the obvious requirement for backing out changes there is the problem 
of modifying 
vendor supplied source and having the requirement to incorporate vendor PTFs.  
It is easier to 
find the proper place in the code if the code bears a reasonable resemblance to 
the original.

Regards,
Simon Coulter.


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