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Originally Posted by elija The best programming tutor I have had always said you should write your code as if the person maintaining it is a psychopath with an axe; ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by elija View Post
    The best programming tutor I have had always said you should write your code as if the person maintaining it is a psychopath with an axe; and your home address. It's surprisingly difficult to do; far simpler to move every now and then
    ROFLMAO! Don't forget to change your name as well, Elija!
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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    I comment my code not for maintainers but for me. A year or so later I may have no idea why I did what I did.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgosnell View Post
    I comment my code not for maintainers but for me. A year or so later I may have no idea why I did what I did.
    Especially if you are like me and possess abundant write-only memory!
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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    Except that mine occasionally has write failures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgosnell View Post
    Except that mine occasionally has write failures.
    Well, mine never fails to write, but often finds that upon the attempt to recall the data, it was written to write-only memory...
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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