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comments

Lines of documentation in program source code and batch file scripts. Comments, also called "remarks," are words or symbols that identify a line or a group of lines as text that is not to be compiled or executed.

Comment Quality
The bottom line is that most programmers hate to document, and the quality of the documentation ranges from the ridiculous to the sublime (rarely sublime). The quality of the comments goes a long way in determining the ease with which a program can be changed, not only by other programmers, but also by the original programmer. See obfuscator and comment out.


Sample Codes for Comments/Remarks
When several lines of comments are used, the start and stop symbols for multi-line comments eliminate having to enter a code on each line.
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References in classic literature ?
Which, among other things, may serve as a comment on that saying of Aeschines, that "drunkenness shows the mind of a man, as a mirrour reflects his person."
The dairyman paused, and one or two words of comment came from the listeners.
"Queer idea of honor he has!" commented Tom, grimly.
"I'd like to start after him the biggest alligator in the river," was Ned's comment.
What presently happened at this crisis in Flora de Barral's fate was beyond his power of comment, seemed in a sense natural.
And he was amongst them like a child, sensitive, impressionable, plastic--but unable to find for himself any sort of comment.
"That's an awful waste of time," commented Dan, "but I guess you'll need to if you're always going to say what you think."
"It's a very easy resolution to keep, anyhow," commented Felix.
"That was nearly thirty years ago," commented his wife crisply, "and Rose's got so used to being bossed around by Martin that she'll find it ain't so easy to go ahead on her own."
There was sufficient divergence of type, as well as of individual beauty, to allow of fair comment; Lady Arabella represented the aristocratic type, and Lilla that of the commonalty.
Neither of the elders made any comment. They all lit cigarettes, and, as dinner-time was close at hand, went to their rooms to get ready.
Some comment upon his limited powers of conversation.