It's some kind of "do nothing" operation?
So everyone is a coder, then!
Extra semicolons are not (and never will be) extra code, just like extra newlines are neither extra code (in programming) nor extra text in (type)writing.
I could agree that semicolons can be seen as "code" because needed by syntax rules.
But I won't ever agree that extra semicolons are extra code.
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