winged comments

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winged comments definition

programming
Comments set on the same line as code, as opposed to boxed comments.
In C, for example:
d = sqrt(x*x + y*y); /* distance from origin */
Generally these refer only to the action(s) taken on that line.
[Jargon File]
(1997-07-21)

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