Comments have a wide range of potential uses: from augmenting program code with basic descriptions, to generating external documentation. Comments are also used for integration with source code management systems and other kinds of external programming tools.
The flexibility provided by comments often allows for a wide degree of variability and potentially non-useful information inside source code. To address this, many technical commentators and software analysts subscribe to any of several "philosophies" and guidelines regarding the proper use of comments.
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