Off-topic, students code [Was: Re: Direction of KDevelop4]

Gaël de Chalendar at
Wed Sep 14 17:30:07 UTC 2005

Le Mercredi 14 Septembre 2005 15:20, Andrew Sutton a écrit :
> > On the other hand, the more comments there is, the easier it is to
> > have them
> > go out of synch with the code. And as you say, the only real bad
> > comment is a
> > lying comment.
Writing about my teacher's experience, forcing students to comment heavily 
also helps to detect when they grab their programs from other students or 
even from the internet. You can be sure that finding perfect english comments 
in french young students code is quite bizarre :-)


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