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This thread discusses the differences.
Thanks for the pointer to the discussion of parens. In the context per my example, it would appear that the programmer may have cribbed it from some other code (as do we all).
Non-existent; I don't have TV
Non-existent; my TV doesn't have/need a remote
Under my control; I watch alone
Under the control of whoever shouts loudest
Under the control of whoever gets it first
One of many, and the TV has a mind of its own
Results (490 votes),