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Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

Richard Plinston Silver badge

>> The code could then surely APPEAR to mean one thing, but in fact means something completely different.

> With C, the rule is that if the conditional has no braces, then the first line after the condition is in the block and nothing else.

Exactly. That is why my example in C was illustrating that "the code could then surely APPEAR to mean one thing [according to the indent], but in fact means something completely different."

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