Speaking of comments
Mon Dec 13 23:45:18 CET 2010
On 9/12/2010, at 4:15 AM, Edmond Begumisa wrote:
> I've thought -- now and then, in the back of my mind -- about removing comments from actual source all-together (for all languages) and instead, putting them in companion files that the editor lines up side-by-side. More like annotating than just traditional commenting.
> Has this sort of thing been done before? Is there a particular editor that can give me this out of the box? (I admittedly haven't explored a large number of editors)
I believe Eclipse and NetBeans also have some kind of annotation support.
For XML documents, Amaya supports the Annotea protocol.
> It seems a shame that in 2010, it's still so limiting what we can do with comments in our source code!
My strictures against nesting comments do NOT apply to annotated annotations.
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