Re: xkcd: Manuals

Subject: Re: xkcd: Manuals
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Lippincott, Richard" <RLippincott -at- as-e -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2014 10:41:33 -0400

On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Lippincott, Richard
<RLippincott -at- as-e -dot- com>wrote:

> Of course, I also heard from an engineer about the man page for ENBF, he
> essentially said "That page -should- be difficult to read. If you don't
> understand ENBF you shouldn't be there anyway."
> Yeesh.
> "Real programmers don't comment. If it was hard to code, it should be hard
to understand."

Luckily for (most of) us, most companies mandate good commenting these days.

Lin Sims
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