Webdev: the times, they are a changin'
plug.org at todandlorna.com
Wed Apr 18 20:34:14 MDT 2012
On 4/18/2012 8:26 PM, S. Dale Morrey wrote:
> Case in point. Ever had code you wrote a couple of months ago, you
> went back and looked at and now you have no clue anymore how or why it
No, actually. I comment anything larger than a few dozen lines, I don't
work in Perl really (zing!), and I have a good long-term memory (which
is aided by the fact that I don't write a ton of code every day). I
still have C/C++ code from when I was 16 that I recall exactly how it
works (most of that is a MUD, just so we don't think I'm making a big
I imagine if I was a real programmer, I'd have more of that issue,
though. I do sometimes misplace files, or have entire directories that
I archive and then forget exist, and find a few years later and wonder
what they were there for. I imagine this is a similar mechanic.
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