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--- ais/ai-00278.txt	2001/10/19 01:36:44	1.2
+++ ais/ai-00278.txt	2001/11/15 02:34:08	1.3
@@ -282,6 +282,15 @@
 
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+From: Robert Dewar
+Sent: Friday, October 19, 2001  6:29 AM
+
+Can I suggest that discussions of style of if statements are wildly off
+topic for this list, and encourage people to stay on the subject. This
+is hardly a general chat list :-)
+
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+
 From: Randy Brukardt
 Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2001  1:06 PM
 
@@ -384,6 +393,24 @@
 
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+From: Anh Vo
+Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2001  6:58 PM
+
+Warnings are given by at least two compilers. Therefore, it was considered
+important by these compiler vendors. GNAT is one them.
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+
+From: Robert Dewar
+Sent: Friday, October 19, 2001  9:58 AM
+
+Important enough to give a warning, but the point of warnings is to warn that
+something *might* be an error. Making this into an error would be a
+non upwards compatible change that we would oppose. The burden for
+non-upwards compatible changes should be considered VERY heavy.
+
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+
 From: Jean-Pierre Rosen
 Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2001  12:48 AM
 
@@ -423,4 +450,5 @@
 3) A compiler can always provide an advisory warning message about this case.
 
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