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

Joe Buck <> writes:

| > > | 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.
| Mike Stump writes:
| > 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.
| Some developers seem to think that if the standard permits us to implement
| a feature in a useless way, and we do so, that we therefore do not have
| a bug.

Do you think GCC current behaviour is useless?

-- Gaby
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