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Tomas Forsman

I agree with your sentiments but doesn't read his statement the same way as you.

I read it more like 'to fail in expressing ourself through code is unavoidable due to neither us nor any language being perfect. When we do fail to find a way to express the what (and the why) through code we use comments to compensate.'

Basically the same way we use comments in law texts to explain the intent behind laws since we are unable to write laws without them. When we need to comment anything it's because we failed to be clear enough.

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