Reading C++ Code

I suspect you already have some knowledge of C++. Maybe you already know C, Java, Perl, or other C-like languages. Maybe you know so many languages that you can readily identify common elements. Let’s test my hypothesis. Take a few minutes to read Listing 2-1, then answer the questions that follow it.

Listing 2-1.  Reading Test

 1 /// Read the program and determine what the programdoes. 2 3 #include <iostream> 4 #include <limits> 5 6 int main() 7 { 8     int min{std::numeric_limits<int>::max()}; 9     int max{std::numeric_limits<int>::min()};10     bool any{false};11     int x;12     while (std::cin >> x)13     ...

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