How are we doing?

Peter Beutner p.beutner at
Sat Jun 3 05:18:39 CDT 2006

Vitaliy Margolen schrieb:
> Friday, June 2, 2006, 6:27:18 AM, EA Durbin wrote:
>>> There is precious little "Why" in the comments of a lot of projects - Why 
>>> does this function exist, why would I call it, why does it return what it 
>>> does, etc.
>>> BS comments like those within the function don't help, obviously - but 
>>> sometimes a comment block describing WHY a given chunk of code does what it 
>>> does would be nice.
> I don't see any problems here. If anyone needs to know _why_ some function does
> X - they should look on msdn. 
Only that there is no guarantee that the information in MSDN will stay forever ;)

> BTW Alexandre, can we preserve references to bug numbers in patch comments?
Indeed that would be nice.

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