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asked 2015-08-05 06:11:33 -0500

Robin Hsu gravatar image

updated 2015-08-05 06:41:03 -0500

thdrksdfthmn gravatar image

Just curious: Why the first comment of a source code file has the style /*M ... M*/? Why 'M' is used?

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Actually there should be some historical reason for that I guess, since newer ones do not have that ...

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2015-08-05 07:34:29 -0500 )edit

I have found the /*M ... M*/ in the licence part, like here or here So I suppose it is for docs generator, but I am not sure (I just suppose...)

thdrksdfthmn gravatar imagethdrksdfthmn ( 2015-08-05 07:54:27 -0500 )edit

It is practically in each file out there and must have a meaning but google cannot help me...

StevenPuttemans gravatar imageStevenPuttemans ( 2015-08-05 07:55:26 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-08-05 08:24:04 -0500

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updated 2015-08-05 08:24:22 -0500

Duplicate: And he had some pretty reasonable answers

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