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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)

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
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

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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