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From: Valentin Bonnard (Bonnard.V_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-08-18 04:27:22

> 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.

(The same goes for member classes, typedefs, and templates.)

I am glad to see that you have joined the anti-OO move
launched by Matt Austern (Morristown 97).

We are pleased to welcome a new member.

    -- Valentin Bonnard, for the anti-member
               functions C++ group

PS: Sadly, in C++, constructors must still be member functions.

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