On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 01:02:42AM +0900, Adam Prescott wrote:
> 
> I think I'd rather just have the code speak for itself with meaningful
> variable names. Otherwise you're instead reading comments to describe code
> that could've described itself! Besides, in this case, :backtrace and
> :message give the same information as the comments.

. . . and, on top of everything else, if you have to change the code
you're going to have to change the comments too.  When your comments end
up looking like pseudocode that duplicates the "real" code, you're not
doing anything that shouldn't be done by just writing clearer code.

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Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]