Have you ever had to work to coding standards that:
- Greatly decreased your productivity?
- Were originally included for good reasons but were kept long after the original concern became irrelevant?
- Were in a list so long that it was impossible to remember them all?
- Made you think the author was just trying to leave their mark rather than encouraging good coding practice?
- You had no idea why they were included?
If so, what is your least favorite rule and why?
Some examples here