Don't tell me what the statement does.
i++; /* increment i */
is encouraged by CS professors that require a certain comments to code ratio--I know, I had some.
It's useless. Try commenting "Hello World".
I write comments for several reasons: As an outline (as mentioned in the article), to explain something that is 'tricky', not obvious, or ambiguous--i.e. something that took several tries to get right or that needs multiple outcomes (a loop with several exit conditions/breaks for example), or to include a humorous comment in the code--I've always got to be the smart ass.
Freshmeat would be a good source for people forced to use windows.
I have to use windows at work. Consequently, I sometimes create somewhat useful utilities for windows that I don't release because there is no place to put open-source style windows software. If I release something, I fear getting hundreds of emails concerning things completely unreleated to my utility i.e. "HELP! I CAN'T INSTALL YOUR SOFTWARE BECAUSE OUTLOOK EXPRESS KEEPS CRASHING MY COMPUT...."
Additionally, in the spirit of open source all free software is of interest to the linux developer. Remember, we have the freedom to port the software to linux.