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Re: Optional Semicolons

From: Francis Grizzly Smit <grizzly_at_[hidden]>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 06:27:53 +1000
This is the worst Idea I have seen yet, why would we want this, putting
aside the obvious cases where existing valid code would break, it would
encourage bad style, the way we have it is perfect every statement ends
in a semi unless it is a block {} which is and looks very clean, why
would we want to make it ugly.

On 29/04/2022 03:11, William Linkmeyer via Std-Discussion wrote:
> Hello,
> I’ve been considering writing a paper which allows the programmer to elide semicolons when the statement is otherwise followed by any number of whitespace and a newline.
> This would *only* apply to statements — function and class declarations and prototypes would be left untouched.
> I am wondering if this has come up before, and, if so, what the reception was like. If there is no interest for this, I’d rather not write the paper or mess with libclang to see if a quick implementation is possible.
> Happily,
> Will Linkmeyer
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Received on 2022-04-28 20:28:00