- the WHAT in the name
- the HOW in the code, and
- the WHY in the comment
Sometimes there is no WHY. The reason and intentions are more than obvious (getters / setters, toString, equals methods etc.). Writing JavaDoc for the obvious cases should be considered as defect...
Thanks Kai Windmöller for the suggestion / comment!
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