struct x {} vs typedef struct {} x

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    struct x {} vs typedef struct {} x

    Is there any real difference/advantage/disadvantage?

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    Wow, I was just browsing through and FAQ when I found this:
    http://www.eskimo.com/~scs/C-faq/q2.1.html
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    In C++ the typedef is implicit, you don't have to worry 'bout it.

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