[swift-evolution] [Proposal] Replace all Swift comments by end notes.

David Sweeris davesweeris at mac.com
Mon Jan 16 13:26:34 CST 2017

> On Jan 16, 2017, at 09:28, Amir Michail via swift-evolution <swift-evolution at swift.org> wrote:
> Why not replace all Swift comments by end notes at the end of each source file so as to minimize the impact of misleading/outdated comments on code comprehension?
> You don’t necessarily need to scroll to the end of the source file to read a referenced end note in the code since the IDE could show a popup whenever the mouse pointer lingers over an end note reference (e.g., a number/label).
> Maybe this would encourage programmers to write more self-explanatory code while keeping (end note) comments to a minimum?

This seems like more of an IDE issue than a language issue.

- Dave Sweeris 

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