What is comment?

comment meaning (1) (ISO) In programming languages, a language construct that allows [explanatory] text to be inserted into a program and that does not have any effect on the execution of the program. (2) (IEEE) Information embedded within a computer program, job control statements, or a set of data, that provides clarification to human readers but does not affect machine interpretation.


reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)