Konstantin Osipov wrote:
> * Tor Didriksen <Tor.Didriksen@stripped> [09/06/22 17:53]:
>> "function and method comments should be placed in front of
>> implementation rather than declaration"
>> I find it quite strange that member functions should be documented in
>> the .cc file rather than the .h file, especially if these are public
>> member functions (part of the public interface of the class).
> We had this discussion already, opinions got split back then.
> There were two major reasons to keep comments close to
> 1) This is how it was before we moved to doxygen, so we just
> updated syntax of most comments without moving them around.
> We try to preserve contingency of revision history when
Now that we have moved to doxygen, shouldn't the standard be adapted to
> 2) It was proclaimed back then that keeping comments closer to
> implementation would make them easier to maintain.
I would expect it is easier to maintain comments describing the
interface if they are placed where the interface are declared. The same
applies to keeping comments related to implementation close to where the
I wonder when/how will the change requests proposed by Tor be handled in
the coding style committee?