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Re: On inlining in C++


On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 07:47:42PM +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> dewar@gnat.com (Robert Dewar) writes:
> 
> | > Inline as I have described is close to what has been documented for
> | > two decades in official C++ manuals.
> | 
> | Well if you really believe that C++ programmers read "official C++
> | manuals" then you are talking about a different population of programmers
> | entirely.
> 
> "The C++ Programming Language" -- ranging from the first edition to
> the special edition -- by Bjarne Stroustrup is such a document and
> given the number of sales[1], I think I have pretty good data.
> 
> [1]http://www.research.att.com/~bs/3rd.html

I posit that the average amount read or understood per purchased copy
of that (excellent) book is nowhere near enough to make informed
decisions about this topic.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer


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