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What's easier to read: Code or Text?

Survey period: 14 Apr 2014 to 21 Apr 2014

Given a code sample and an accurate well-written textual description of the code, what's easier for you to read?

OptionVotes% 
Code57128.14571 votes, 28.14%
Depends on the code and the text130264.171302 votes, 64.17%
Text1587.79158 votes, 7.79%



 
GeneralCode accompanied with Comment Pin
Tiancheng Hu20-Apr-14 18:28
professionalTiancheng Hu20-Apr-14 18:28 
GeneralWhat kind of question is this? Pin
JasonMacD16-Apr-14 7:30
memberJasonMacD16-Apr-14 7:30 
GeneralThis has to be the most pointless survey I've answered Pin
Rob Grainger16-Apr-14 6:00
memberRob Grainger16-Apr-14 6:00 
GeneralCode is NOT text Pin
Marc Clifton16-Apr-14 4:14
protectorMarc Clifton16-Apr-14 4:14 
GeneralRe: Code is NOT text Pin
Don Kackman17-Apr-14 13:09
memberDon Kackman17-Apr-14 13:09 
GeneralCode and text are the same Pin
CPallini15-Apr-14 22:27
mvpCPallini15-Apr-14 22:27 
GeneralCode vs Text not an apples to apples comparison. Pin
pmauriks15-Apr-14 16:17
memberpmauriks15-Apr-14 16:17 
GeneralDefining "Accurate and correct" and how to get there Pin
Aravol Amakiir15-Apr-14 5:15
memberAravol Amakiir15-Apr-14 5:15 
GeneralThe Medium is the Message Pin
W Balboos15-Apr-14 2:49
memberW Balboos15-Apr-14 2:49 
Generaldepends how lengthy or complex code is... Pin
Aarti Meswania15-Apr-14 0:30
memberAarti Meswania15-Apr-14 0:30 
GeneralWhat I need? Pin
Plamen Dragiyski14-Apr-14 21:37
memberPlamen Dragiyski14-Apr-14 21:37 
GeneralHexadecimal Pin
pcbugfixer14-Apr-14 21:34
memberpcbugfixer14-Apr-14 21:34 
GeneralRe: Hexadecimal Pin
Rob Grainger16-Apr-14 6:04
memberRob Grainger16-Apr-14 6:04 
GeneralRe: Hexadecimal Pin
pcbugfixer16-Apr-14 14:31
memberpcbugfixer16-Apr-14 14:31 
GeneralRe: Hexadecimal Pin
Rob Grainger16-Apr-14 23:11
memberRob Grainger16-Apr-14 23:11 
GeneralBoth Pin
Jonas Hammarberg14-Apr-14 20:48
professionalJonas Hammarberg14-Apr-14 20:48 
GeneralCode is Text! Pin
MacSpudster14-Apr-14 11:44
memberMacSpudster14-Apr-14 11:44 
GeneralRe: Code is Text! Pin
kArViD0tnEt14-Apr-14 16:45
professionalkArViD0tnEt14-Apr-14 16:45 
GeneralRe: Code is Text! Pin
XTAL25614-Apr-14 22:27
memberXTAL25614-Apr-14 22:27 
GeneralRe: Code is Text! Pin
Member 798912215-Apr-14 1:57
memberMember 798912215-Apr-14 1:57 
GeneralEasier or Correct? Pin
cvogt6145714-Apr-14 8:07
membercvogt6145714-Apr-14 8:07 
GeneralRe: Easier or Correct? Pin
Member 798912215-Apr-14 2:09
memberMember 798912215-Apr-14 2:09 
GeneralDepends on my objective Pin
John D. Sanders14-Apr-14 7:01
memberJohn D. Sanders14-Apr-14 7:01 
GeneralText lies Pin
mikepwilson14-Apr-14 5:15
membermikepwilson14-Apr-14 5:15 
GeneralRe: Text lies Pin
Member 798912215-Apr-14 2:13
memberMember 798912215-Apr-14 2:13 
GeneralRe: Text lies Pin
mikepwilson15-Apr-14 4:52
membermikepwilson15-Apr-14 4:52 
GeneralCode lies to. Pin
CPallini15-Apr-14 22:31
mvpCPallini15-Apr-14 22:31 
GeneralDocumentation Pin
PIEBALDconsult14-Apr-14 5:02
memberPIEBALDconsult14-Apr-14 5:02 
GeneralRe: Documentation Pin
Member 798912215-Apr-14 2:15
memberMember 798912215-Apr-14 2:15 
GeneralIs there a difference? Pin
lucanor14-Apr-14 1:39
memberlucanor14-Apr-14 1:39 
GeneralSome system code is inherently not intuitive .. [modified] Pin
AndersonChau14-Apr-14 0:49
memberAndersonChau14-Apr-14 0:49 
GeneralRead? Pin
Duncan Edwards Jones14-Apr-14 0:23
professionalDuncan Edwards Jones14-Apr-14 0:23 
GeneralThese surveys are getting very poor Pin
musefan14-Apr-14 0:22
membermusefan14-Apr-14 0:22 
GeneralRe: These surveys are getting very poor Pin
Dan Neely14-Apr-14 4:36
memberDan Neely14-Apr-14 4:36 
GeneralRe: These surveys are getting very poor Pin
Gary Wheeler14-Apr-14 5:55
memberGary Wheeler14-Apr-14 5:55 
GeneralRe: These surveys are getting very poor Pin
musefan15-Apr-14 0:58
membermusefan15-Apr-14 0:58 
GeneralRe: These surveys are getting very poor Pin
David Cunningham15-Apr-14 8:40
adminDavid Cunningham15-Apr-14 8:40 
GeneralRe: These surveys are getting very poor Pin
Paul Watt15-Apr-14 14:16
mentorPaul Watt15-Apr-14 14:16 
GeneralText is always easier to read Pin
sellinger14-Apr-14 0:15
membersellinger14-Apr-14 0:15 
GeneralRe: Text is always easier to read Pin
musefan14-Apr-14 0:31
membermusefan14-Apr-14 0:31 
GeneralRe: Text is always easier to read Pin
AlexCode14-Apr-14 2:22
professionalAlexCode14-Apr-14 2:22 
GeneralRe: Text is always easier to read Pin
Member 798912215-Apr-14 2:24
memberMember 798912215-Apr-14 2:24 
GeneralRe: Text is always easier to read Pin
Jorge Lalinde15-Apr-14 4:14
memberJorge Lalinde15-Apr-14 4:14 
GeneralRe: Text is always easier to read Pin
Rob Grainger16-Apr-14 6:06
memberRob Grainger16-Apr-14 6:06 
GeneralRe: Text is always easier to read Pin
Rob Grainger16-Apr-14 23:12
memberRob Grainger16-Apr-14 23:12 
Generalwell written code doesn't need explanation Pin
AlexCode13-Apr-14 23:20
professionalAlexCode13-Apr-14 23:20 
GeneralRe: well written code doesn't need explanation Pin
Kevin McFarlane14-Apr-14 5:12
memberKevin McFarlane14-Apr-14 5:12 
GeneralRe: well written code doesn't need explanation Pin
Rob Grainger16-Apr-14 23:17
memberRob Grainger16-Apr-14 23:17 
GeneralRe: well written code doesn't need explanation Pin
Kevin McFarlane17-Apr-14 0:53
memberKevin McFarlane17-Apr-14 0:53 
GeneralRe: well written code doesn't need explanation Pin
snorkie14-Apr-14 8:24
membersnorkie14-Apr-14 8:24 

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