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Linus Torvalds in sweary rant about punctuation in kernel comments

Zakhar

There is a reason to do

/*

blah blah

blah blah

*/

and not otherwise. If 'blah blah' happens to be a block of code you commented out, you want a fast method to uncomment: just remove 2 lines.

For a single line commented out, // at the beginning might be better for that use.

But certainly those are comments while you are still debugging your code, and not something you want in a 'production' release.

Then in 'release' code, it boils down to readability and personal taste.

... and I do personally like nice "boxes"!

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