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Quote Originally Posted by KevinWorkman View Post
From the standard naming conventions: "Braces are used around all statements, even single statements, when they are part of a control structure, such as a if-else or for statement. This makes it easier to add statements without accidentally introducing bugs due to forgetting to add braces."

And from experience, not using brackets leads to more confusion than you'd think it would- for you and for people reading your code.

It's not just the number of conditions, it's also the idea of knowing one of the operands of the condition ahead of time, at compile-time.