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TheGreatAndPowerfulOz5-Apr-12 5:07
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QuestionWhy do you need to know the type? Pin
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David Roh wrote:
Sure, we can always find difficult issues - the idea is to find ways to make our code more readable and understandable for whoever has to maintain it.


Yes that is a common way to rationalize subjective preferences.

David Roh wrote:
It's really frustrating, for example, when I am reading someone elses code that makes it impossible to tell a local variable from a class level variable - maybe that does not bother you but it does me.


Nope that doesn't happen to me.

What does happen to me is that I get frustrated when I realize the code has no error checking. Or is ignoring part of the API Is it supposed to be interacting with. Or it is just doing something wrong with the API. Or it has some horribly inefficient design based on a piece of code that by definition must handle high volumes. And other types of problems like that.

If my most serious problem or even close to most serious problem was confusion about the type of a variable then I would suspect that I had moved into an alternative reality.

David Roh wrote:
I certainly welcome any ideas for making my code better; however, not doing the best that I can to let the reader know about the type, scope, and usage of a variable is a non-starter for me.


And I welcome ideas that objectively make code better. I do however realize that most ideas not not backed by anything objective. I also recognize as well that vast majority of development problems do not have anything to do with the minor subjective details of syntax. Similar to worrying about what color of nail polish works best while ignoring the symptoms of a heart attack.
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