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From: joel de guzman (isis-tech_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-30 09:39:51

From: "David Abrahams" :

> > PS> Following Bruce Florman's suggestion, all of the global extern
> > declarations are now const declarations. Since there are no non-const
> > operations being done on these objects (does not have data to modify
> > in the first place), and since const objects are static by default,
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Since when? Have I missed something very significant?

I'm glad you brought that up. I was a bit unsure about that statement.
Short of digging into the C++ reference, would you be so kind as to
re-phrase this statement?

> > this
> > eliminates the need for the ..cpp files that were there just to
> instantiate
> > the objects. So the whole framework is now composed of just header

Joel de Guzman

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