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The behavior gets several paragraphs of explicit mention in a rather common reference book. Not to mention the Camel itself explicitly covers the behavior it in its discussion on <> as well (p82, 3rd ed). Considering both of what would have to be considered the "standard reference books" on the language cover this behavior one would grant plausibility to the "It is documented. Duh!" crowd.

(Now that's not to say that I don't see where the "it shouldn't be on by default" crowd are coming from either, and agree that would be a "safer" default behavior; but it is doing just what it says on the tin . . .)

The cake is a lie.
The cake is a lie.
The cake is a lie.

In reply to Re^3: magic-diamond <> behavior -- WHAT?! (sanity) by Fletch
in thread magic-diamond <> behavior -- WHAT?! by repellent

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