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The (somewhat obscure) tags and should be synonyms of one another. It's mostly arbitrary, but I'd say should be a synonym of , both the GCC C Manual and the AMD64 manual[PDF] call them that way. (MSDN's C++ reference says otherwise.)

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Wow that was fast –  Hugo Dozois Apr 1 '13 at 19:33