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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-08-17 13:01:03

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From: <jsiek_at_[hidden]>

> I have a suggestion for the boost programming guidelines. As various
> boost members have pointed out in the past (most recently Dave), it is
> better to use free (non-member) functions over member functions in
> public interfaces.

Please don't put words in my mouth. I don't believe that free functions are
better than member functions in any sense. I only said that they may be more
appropriate in some cases, and that we shouldn't forget to avail ourselves
of them.


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