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Re: Trying to Eliminate Warning Message


Clearly the warning can result in false positives.

On the other hand, the warning can be helpful sometimes -- it can help
the programmer to more quickly locate the cause of syntax errors.

One possibility would be to display the warning *only* if the file
being compiled contains other problems that result in compilation errors.
In that case, the benefit of the diagnostics would be much more likely
to outweigh the drawbacks of occaisional false positives.

However, I'm not volunteering to implement this...

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