Re: [OT?] Coding Style
Andrew Morton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 23 Jan 2001 23:52:37 +1100
Larry McVoy wrote:
> Please don't listen to this. The only place you really want comments is
> a) at the top of files, describing the point of the file;
> b) at the top of functions, if the purpose of the function is not obvious;
> c) in line, when the code is not obvious.
One other _very_ useful place: in header files. This is a place where
a comment-per-line is appropriate.
For example, include/linux/fs.h. Shame about `struct inode' though.
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