Original URL: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/24/how_to_spot_a_coders_comment/

Programmers! How to spot a coder's comment

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By Drew Cullen

Posted in Software, 24th October 2013 17:19 GMT

Readers' corner In our latest raid on El Reg Forums, we turn to 'Parax' (a developer, we guess), who writes:

So you can spot a T-SQL coder's comments because he uses 'single' instead of "double" quotes.

A TCL Programmer uses {Braces} instead of (Brackets).

I'm wondering how many other good tells for other languages are out there?

There are some good contributions in this thread, but let's get some more. Dear reader, head this way. ®