() ignored in some expressions

Henry Spencer henry at utzoo.uucp
Sun Apr 15 09:55:07 AEST 1990

In article <820 at s6.Morgan.COM> amull at Morgan.COM (Andrew P. Mullhaupt) writes:
>Oh by the way - I forgot to say that compilers which don't get
>special permission from the command line, or source directives
>but then go on to ignore source parentheses are broken. In almost
>every language I know.

In old C, they were not broken, because the language definition explicitly
allowed it.  ANSI C has changed this.
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