Regarding coding style

Grant Edwards grante at
Sun Mar 9 06:24:46 CET 2008

On 2008-03-09, Steven D'Aprano <steve at> wrote:
> On Sat, 08 Mar 2008 19:31:47 +0000, Grant Edwards wrote:
>> I'm also a bit baffled by people who put a comment at the top of every
>> file that tells you what the filename is.
> [snip rant]
> You've never printed out a source file on pieces of dead tree
> to read on the train on the way home, or in bed or the bath?

Not in the last 20 years or so.

> Yes, some editors will print a header or footer showing the
> file name, but not all will, or are configured to do so.

If I want the filename printed at the top of the first page (or
at the top of every page) I'll use a tool that does that.

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow!  If I am elected no
                                  at               one will ever have to do
                                 their laundry again!

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