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Re: Why does this not compile?
- From: Matthijs van Duin <matthijs at cds dot nl>
- To: Florian Weimer <fw at deneb dot enyo dot de>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, vharron at soe dot sony dot com, aoliva at redhat dot com
- Date: Mon, 20 May 2002 00:18:43 +0200
- Subject: Re: Why does this not compile?
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org><email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
At 00:14 +0200 20-05-2002, Florian Weimer wrote:
>During my C++ days, I've repeatedly read rules of thumb like "const
>creates constant confusion", referring to poisonous aspect of const
>(once you add it somewhere, you have to add it in many places). Maybe
>that feeling carries over to the pass-by-reference-to-constant-object
>case, which is rather unwarranted, of course.
How silly, qualifiers should be added consistently, they exist for a purpose :/
Yes, when added somewhere, they should be everywhere. But they should
already *have been there* in the first place. :)
PS sorry for a wrong References-header. I've twiddled things in my
mailer a bit, I'll see if that helps... (it should treat a digest as
a heap of separate mails now, rather than as a single text)
Matthijs van Duin
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