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Hans Salvisberg29-May-18 2:15
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As others have pointed out before, the issue is
char* c, d;
vs.
char *c, *d;

The C++ grammar says that a declaration has the form
decl-specifier-seq init-declarator-list;

char is the decl-specifier, and what follows is one or more declarators (with optional initializers). *c is a declarator, and *d (or plain d) is another one.

So, if you write char* c then you're needlessly confusing your (and your reader's) mental image of the C++ grammar.
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