[Pharo-users] On Class and Method comments

Nicolai Hess nicolaihess at gmail.com
Tue May 17 03:49:31 EDT 2016

2016-05-17 8:40 GMT+02:00 Peter Uhnák <i.uhnak at gmail.com>:

> As a note, maybe try to avoid inline comments unless formatter is fixed,
> because autoformatting _will_ misplace them.

There were some fixes to make this better.

Now, I only know that comments in block closures are placed behind the
block code.

Do you know more examplmes where the formatter still misplaces the comment.

> (Not to mention that imho inline comments in Smalltalk are a result of a
> bad design… if you need an inline comment, maybe turn that into actual
> code).
> In any case, there are no guidelines afaik… otherwise we would have
> comments everywhere already. :)
> Perhaps one thing regarding class comments: There was a push to use PIllar
> there if you need formatting, but I am not sure what is the current status
> of that.
> Peter
> On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 12:04 AM, Dimitris Chloupis <kilon.alios at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> I really like to start writing some class and method comments to make
>> Pharo image more beginner friendly. Are there any guidelines when and how
>> to comment classes and methods ? What about inline comments ?
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