[Pharo-project] "Is a typo fix in a comment worth $1?"

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Thu Apr 21 21:46:05 CEST 2011


This is really fun because some people just think the contrary and I think that this is important that even 
small and dead easy things are cleaned and that code gets lean. Because it hurts to see bad/no comments...
This is the idea expressed in the first pragmatic programmer book too.

Stef


On Apr 21, 2011, at 7:02 PM, Marcus Denker wrote:

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> 	http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2011-04-21-tarsnap-bug-bounties.html
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> 	Is a typo fix in a comment worth $1? Personally I think it is: My experience as FreeBSD Security Officer has taught 
> 	me that code readability matters a lot, and simple things like typographical errors in comments or inconsistent code 
> 	indentation can allow bugs to lurk undetected for years as everybody glances past the "ugly" section of code. 
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