Gareth Lennox

Yearly Archives: 2009

Commented out code

One of my pet peeves is opening a source code file, and seeing half of it commented out, or blocks within it commented out. What’s wrong with this? Commented out code serves no purpose, other than to confuse. If you try uncomment it, chances are that the code around it has changed, and the uncommented […]


I’ve just noticed a new SARS (South African Revenue Services if you’re not South African!) related scam. The e-mail you receive is worded as follows: Tax Notification After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of ZAR xxxx.xx. Please submit the tax […]