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Fri Oct 22 16:58:23 AEST 1982

I like

It's easy to see what the } delimits that way.  Just zing up the page.
The conditional IS an integral part of the block, putting the { on a
separate line belittles this fact.

As for Montgomery's suggestion for the compiler to force you to use {}
		one statement;

I think Warren should be crucified for his suggestion.  No matter
how sensible it seems, suggesting that "newline should have more
syntactic significance than it already has" at this stage in the game
is clearly heathen influenced.

The loss of Warren's talents to the Bell System will be painful to us
all, we'll miss him, but I don't think he should be able to get away
with such a suggestion.  (You KNOW about all the copycat crime these

	Andy Tannenbaum   Bell Labs  Whippany, NJ   (201) 386-6491

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