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In this question user put some apparently valid code (modulo missing semicolons) with claim that he gets a compilation error. And then answered his own question with some solution.

I put his code in Ideone, fixing semicolons, checked that it compiles and put a link to it in a comment saying that code works for me. Also someone commented answer saying that it must be some problem with compiler, as the code is perfectly valid.

I looked at the question today and both comments are gone. Now the question is misleading as gives a "solution" to either different problem, that was posted (here is the proof that code works) or to a bug in a compiler. I could repost my comment but I guess it was removed for some reason. Any clue?

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Guess: someone flagged your comments as obsolete after OP edited his question to include the missing ;. –  Mat Mar 19 '13 at 9:10
    
@ToonKrijthe Actually, any comment will be deleted automatically if it gets enough flags (even if all the flags are from low rep users). –  Eliah Kagan Mar 19 '13 at 9:11

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Mat's guess is what happened here. Your comment was flagged as being obsolete, and I removed it as a result.

I noticed that the question had been edited since the comment was left, where they stated "Fixed a typo in the code: missing semi-colon." I had assumed that your comment was based on this older code with the typo, and was therefore no longer valid. That's why I removed it after it was flagged.

If that isn't the case, the proper course of action would be to re-post the comment. I see you've already done this, so there's not much more to do here.

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