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Sander Rossel17-Aug-19 10:34
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I'd rather have an empty check wasting time (and we're talking nanoseconds here, hardly ever a big deal) than suddenly have AlwaysDoThis only execute if the if statement is true, which is an actual bug that users are going to see and feel.
Of course, also commenting out the if statement is a simple solution, but maybe only after that bug has gone to production.

Now, if you have automated tests with sufficient coverage and testing processes to find these bugs before they're released, the damage is nothing more than wasted time and effort.
Experience learns that tests aren't always sufficient and that code like that does find its way into production.
In fact, according to this blog[^] a single line if statement caused a bug in Apple's TLS code!

So, I'd rather always use braces and minimize the risk of bugs in production, which is far more serious than one or two extra lines of code Smile | :)

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