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To whom do you direct comments in your code?

Survey period: 31 Jul 2016 to 7 Aug 2016

Do you write comments to those you work with? To yourself? To a different version of yourself (mandatory XKCD)

OptionVotes% 
To those who would need to maintain the code86965.04
To those looking to use my code49837.28
To those working on the code with me44633.38
To my managers / team lead745.54
To the poor souls who have to review my code27920.88
To my future self1,02076.35
To my future robot overloads977.26
To future palaeontologists987.34
Other312.32
I don't write comments in code896.66
Respondents were allowed to choose more than one answer; totals may not add up to 100%



 
GeneralMostly to my future self... Pin
Brisingr Aerowing6-Aug-16 13:53
professionalBrisingr Aerowing6-Aug-16 13:53 
GeneralGood use of names Pin
Clifford Nelson6-Aug-16 6:51
MemberClifford Nelson6-Aug-16 6:51 
GeneralI don't write comments in code Pin
Krunal Rohit6-Aug-16 1:53
professionalKrunal Rohit6-Aug-16 1:53 
Obviously, compiler would be happy with you Big Grin | :-D
Cheers
KR

GeneralOne missing option... Pin
Peter Leow4-Aug-16 23:50
professionalPeter Leow4-Aug-16 23:50 
GeneralTo me and engineers who maintain my code Pin
Momoko Asahina 708H4-Aug-16 23:36
MemberMomoko Asahina 708H4-Aug-16 23:36 
GeneralTo my Future Self Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Aug-16 17:37
professionalMycroft Holmes3-Aug-16 17:37 
GeneralRe: To my Future Self Pin
Member 123456784-Aug-16 3:26
MemberMember 123456784-Aug-16 3:26 
GeneralInteresting comments... Pin
1.21 Gigawatts2-Aug-16 5:26
Member1.21 Gigawatts2-Aug-16 5:26 
GeneralRe: Interesting comments... Pin
TheGreatAndPowerfulOz2-Aug-16 6:20
MemberTheGreatAndPowerfulOz2-Aug-16 6:20 
GeneralRe: Interesting comments... Pin
Uwe Keim2-Aug-16 19:57
sitebuilderUwe Keim2-Aug-16 19:57 
GeneralRe: Interesting comments... Pin
1.21 Gigawatts2-Aug-16 21:42
Member1.21 Gigawatts2-Aug-16 21:42 
GeneralMy future self Pin
kmoorevs2-Aug-16 4:20
Memberkmoorevs2-Aug-16 4:20 
GeneralRe: My future self Pin
TheGreatAndPowerfulOz2-Aug-16 6:20
MemberTheGreatAndPowerfulOz2-Aug-16 6:20 
GeneralRe: My future self Pin
kmoorevs2-Aug-16 7:00
Memberkmoorevs2-Aug-16 7:00 
GeneralDan Saks quote Pin
Gary Wheeler2-Aug-16 4:17
MemberGary Wheeler2-Aug-16 4:17 
PraiseRe: Dan Saks quote Pin
TheGreatAndPowerfulOz2-Aug-16 6:21
MemberTheGreatAndPowerfulOz2-Aug-16 6:21 
GeneralRe: Dan Saks quote Pin
Brisingr Aerowing6-Aug-16 13:51
professionalBrisingr Aerowing6-Aug-16 13:51 
GeneralThe code is the comment Pin
Shameel2-Aug-16 3:49
professionalShameel2-Aug-16 3:49 
GeneralRe: The code is the comment Pin
Mycroft Holmes3-Aug-16 17:34
professionalMycroft Holmes3-Aug-16 17:34 
GeneralRe: The code is the comment Pin
Shameel3-Aug-16 20:52
professionalShameel3-Aug-16 20:52 
GeneralRe: The code is the comment Pin
snorkie4-Aug-16 7:39
professionalsnorkie4-Aug-16 7:39 
GeneralI'm sorry Pin
PSK_2-Aug-16 2:00
MemberPSK_2-Aug-16 2:00 
GeneralGood naming is great part of commenting Pin
KarstenK1-Aug-16 20:43
mveKarstenK1-Aug-16 20:43 
GeneralTo the Poor Souls Pin
Surya_Narayan1-Aug-16 20:23
professionalSurya_Narayan1-Aug-16 20:23 
GeneralMy favorite comment Pin
Mohibur Rashid1-Aug-16 18:19
professionalMohibur Rashid1-Aug-16 18:19 

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