A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
The zero initializers can be removed from _static_ variables (those not
within function scope), where the initialization to zero is guarenteed.
In the case above, the variable being initialized is an automatic variable
(allocated on the stack), and so needs to be initialized.
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