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if (0 ==

strcmp(...=))= rather than if (strcmp(...=))=

Using "verbatim"

if (0 == strcmp(



rather than

if (!strcmp(



Using "literal"

if (0 == strcmp(...=))= rather than if (!strcmp(...=))=

Using sticky and HTML tt tags

if (0 =!= strcmp(...)) rather than if (!!strcmp(...))

Protect on save Protect forever

HMS: the only thing that will be sticky is "Protect forever" - I personally hate the need for sticky stuff (I think this gets better in later releases of either TWiki or in Foswiki.

I like:

if (0 == strcmp(...))

rather than

if (!strcmp(...))


Use if (0 = strcmp(...))= rather than if (strcmp(...)) . (which doesn't work in this relase.

Plan C would be:

enter HTML code here (might work - not sure)

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