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bremenpl

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TODO as comment
« on: March 12, 2014, 11:40:47 am »
Hello there,
Is it possible to make TODO comments and list them easily, just like it is in Eclipse or Visual Studio?
Any help would be really aprichiated. example of how it works in visual studio is attached, its called task list.
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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2014, 12:56:52 pm »

bremenpl

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2014, 01:18:57 pm »
Yeah got what i needed. To bad its not native for slickedit :P. Thank you.

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2014, 11:43:13 am »
Microsoft has a patent on this. Otherwise, we would have added this years ago. When the patent expires, we will ship TODO support. I can't believe that Microsoft was able to patent this trivial feature.

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2014, 12:37:34 pm »
Unbelievable, indeed  :-\  HS2

bremenpl

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2014, 02:08:32 pm »
Howcome Eclipse uses this then :s?

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2014, 03:37:08 pm »
Eclipse is free. No way to collect damages. At least that's my guess.

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2014, 10:23:24 am »
Actually I think SlickEdits Code Annotations is a better approach anyway. I think comments should describe what the code does, not tease about what it might do in the future :-)

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Re: TODO as comment
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2014, 07:15:48 pm »
Eclipse is free. No way to collect damages. At least that's my guess.
I'm not a lawyer and don't know whether damages could be collected.
But certainly legal proceedings could require Eclipse to remove the feature, if indeed it violates a patent.

But since patents cover processes, not results or features, perhaps Eclipse achieves similar results using a different process.