On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Felipe Contreras wrote:
>> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 2:40 PM, Ramkumar Ramachandra <artag...@gmail.com> 
>> wrote:

>>> There's no need to associate one comment with one line of code.
>>> People can see clearly see the failure case following it.
>>
>> Is that the way you defend your comments? People can see that the
>> comment is wrong?
>
> In that case, all the comments are wrong.  Even the ones about @{N}
> and @{-N}, because we never really check @{\d+} or @{-\d+}.  Would you
> like to make the comments more painful to read and write?

If what I see in the code and what I read in the comments tell me
conflicting stories, I'd say the comments are not fulfilling their
purpose. Either add comments that explain what the code is _actually_
doing, or don't bother with them at all.

Cheers.

-- 
Felipe Contreras
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