Ken Manheimer writes:
> > Dieter Maurer wrote:
> > > It is a very good thing to have the specification very near
> > > to the implementation -- as a permanent guide to the
> > > implementor. It is even better, when big parts of the
> > > specification becomes part of the executable code
> > > (as is the case for Eiffel's pre- and post-conditions).
> I'm not expert on eiffel or even interfaces, but my understanding having
> interface "specification very near to the implementation" is misleading,
> at best. The key thing is that there may be many implementations, all of
> which should be written to the same implementation - so you do not want
> the interface specification tied to any one of them.
What about *ALL* of them.
Source documentation is essential for high quality software.
A major part of the documentation is what each programming
entity is obliged to do by contract.
Therefore, I would like this information to be near the
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