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Re: Using C++ in GCC is OK


Bernd Schmidt <bernds@codesourcery.com> writes:

> On 06/02/2010 01:42 AM, Ian Lance Taylor wrote:
>>> The 'this->' is needed when the current class and base class are both
>>> templates and the name is declared in the base class, and not if it's
>>> declared in the current class.  That is not likely to happen in a
>>> hurry while the convention is to not define any templates.
>> 
>> Right, but it may happen some day.  Also there is the issue of
>> clarity.  I think it is clearer to see this->get() rather than get().
>
> gold is using this convention, isn't it?  I think there's value in using
> similar or even identical conventions for both gold and gcc so that
> people hacking both don't need to learn two different sets.

gold does use that convention, as does the gccgo frontend, but I am
not advocating importing the gold style wholesale into gcc.

Ian


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