[wingide-users] Use two # symbols when commenting out a region

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Jun 25 12:05:25 MDT 2009


Encolpe Degoute wrote:
> Michael Foord a écrit :
>   
>> Hello all,
>>
>> From the IDLE mailing list (the final text is from Guido van Rossum):
>>
>> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/idle-dev/2009-June/002766.html
>>
>>     
>>>>> Why does IDLE use two hash marks for comments (##)? Most other
>>>>>           
>> editors
>>     
>>>>> (Geany, SPE) use a single hash mark (#) to designate comments.
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> I actually don't know. I find that it's rather useful since I usually
>>>> use the commenting function to comment out blocks of code, and having
>>>> these commented with "##" differentiates them from comments which I
>>>> write manually.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> +1 this is exactly how I use it.
>>>       
>> And this is how it's meant to be used. Quickly comment or uncomment a
>> section of code. Invaluable.
>>
>>     
>
> -1
> I'm using ## for a code explanation and # for a commented out code.
>
>   
Well I tend to never leave commented out code in production, so use 
single hash for comments. :-)

Michael

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