Templates declared in class scope

Reid M. Pinchback reidmp@mit.edu
Fri Sep 4 21:38:00 GMT 1998

I just spotted something interesting in 19980824.  The following
code fragment:

  namespace foo {
    template <class T> struct A {};
    struct B {
      template <class T> struct A {};

causes egcs to complain:

  redefinition of 'struct ::foo::A<T>'

Now, in [temp] para 5 we have:
  "The name of a class template shall not be declared to refer
   to any other template, ..., in the same scope (3.3)"

but isn't template A in namespace scope while the member 
template B::A is in class scope?
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