Most gratuitous comments

Marko Rauhamaa marko at
Fri Nov 21 07:52:47 CET 2014

sohcahtoa82 at

> My point was that I was making fun of CS professors that demand a
> comment on every line of code, regardless of how clear the line of
> code is.

Unfortunately, a lot of software houses do a similar thing. Not quite
every line, but stuff like:

   def write_line_to_file(file, line):
       """Write a line to a file.

          file is the file to add a line to
          line is the line to add to the file"""


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