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From: Dave Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-01-18 23:21:53

> Doesn't 'partial ordering' let you achive the same effects as "function
> partial specialisation"?

You're right.

> I guess, the right question concerns the technical reason(s) for not
> allowing template function overloading.

you mean by users in namespace std?

> [...]
> | > I understand that deserving a name in all namespaces isn't
> | > pleasant.
> |
> | I think you meant "reserving".
> |
> | Ick. It looks like we're stuck with koenig lookup then.
> Hmm, could you enlighten me? I'm lost.

I think I'm now quite confused and should shut up until I have a clue what's
going on ;). I hope my previous posting outlined some of the issues, and
that some other people will carry the discussion forward at least until my
sanity returns.


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