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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