Traits, r

Andy Armstrong andy at
Fri Feb 8 16:07:25 GMT 2008

On 8 Feb 2008, at 15:49, Adrian Howard wrote:
>> As a tangent it surprises me how little URLs are used in comments.  
>> It seems that programmers often feel the need to provide their own  
>> précis right there when a link would be both less verbose in the  
>> code and more informative. Maybe people are reluctant to admit  
>> their sources, or feel the need to demonstrate comprehension of the  
>> subject - but the next person who comes along cares little about  
>> that.
> [snip]
> Worked lots of places in my time where the interweb is not allowed...

Because developers might cheat by using it to look stuff up?

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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