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NewsMythical man month : 10 lines per developer day Pin
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Sure, we could have written it in that way, both Pascal and C variants. We did not. The 4-line formatting was never being pushed before C arrived, but when C took over, it was made standard. In lots of SW development environments of today, you are frowned upon if you write a C if-statement on a single line.
Then there are those middle-between ones who allow the space saving
if (TotalSum > 1000) 
    DiscountPercentage = 10;
i.e. indentation of something that is not syntactically a block (i.e. compound statement), which I think is highly inconsistent. Some make it even worse by allowing this newline/indentation style for single-statment if statement only, but not loops.

C syntax sometimes require even single statements to be braced into compound statements, such as a handler. I don't know of any C programmer that condones code following a open brace on the same line, so even the simplest catch requires four lines. So it contributes to the LoC based productivity measure.
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