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Re: g++ 2.95 typeinfo::name()

> To: Mike Stump <>
> Cc:,,,
> From: Gabriel Dos Reis <>
> Date: 22 Jan 2001 19:45:43 +0100

> | The standard is irrelevant in this case.  What Oliver said must be
> | true, must be true, really.  Just meeting the standard is fine in many
> | cases, however, at times, we do want to do more than the standard.

> You're making a wish and I understand that.

No, I'm doing more than that.  I am stating a release requirement, and
also stating the current behavior of our compiler, and I suspect every
C++ compiler out there.

> But that doesn't make the current behaviour a bug as far as the
> standard is concerned.

I know that.  Maybe you thought I was commenting on the demangled
version of the name, I was not.  I was merely commenting on the
already implemented behavior of the compiler and Alexandre's remark.

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