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Olin Lathrop wrote:
> >
> > At least someone understood the value of comments back in 1969.  Maybe
> > because back then you couldn't get near a computer unless you
> > actuall knew
> > something about them.  Too bad that 99% of code written more
> > recently is an
> > undocumented pile of crap.  Now that anyone can get access to
> > a computer and
> > a high level language compiler, that's exactly what we're getting.
> >


".. Too bad that 99% of code written more recently is an undocumented
pile of crap..."

Is this a fact you know for sure, Olin?? At NASA? Industry in general?
Can we accept your statement as truth or superstition?

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