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DDK code commenting?

Posted on 2009-02-21
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Last Modified: 2013-12-03
Why the code in DDK have comment like this beginning "/*++" and "--*/" as end?
			Routine Description:
			STATUS_SUCCESS if successful

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Question by:fxp007
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that idiom lets the IDE display it as a collapsible block

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But it can be collapsed if I only use /* and */

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DanRollins earned 200 total points
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OK, All I can give you is a couple of guesses:
1) It is possible to write custom tools that do things like re-fplow ,ulti-line comments
and that tool can do something specific when it sees /*++
2) You can use (for instanxce) /* TODO as a marker to make a comment into a tasklist itee.  No customized token can contain a + so that usage guaratees that the header like that won't end up in the TaskList.

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