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Re: merging the unicode-2 branch

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: merging the unicode-2 branch
Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2008 17:29:34 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Then, for instance, I can know (or recall) that the function
>> is intentionally coded to work in the PT != GTP case.

> That is supposed to be written in a comment.  A change log is not a good
> replacement.

There's theory and then there's practice: I agree that it "should" be in
a comment, but experience shows that often people don't think hard
enough about what to put in a changelog and what to put in comments, so
the changelog is often a necessary crutch (which can also be used to
improve the comments in the code, after the fact).


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