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From: Chuck Allison (cda_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-18 11:50:30

With all due respect (and you know I respect you, John!), my experience is
that this view, whatever its merits, is definitely in the minority, FWIW.

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Max Skaller" <skaller_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2001 10:44 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] the minimum degree ordering algorithm

> David Abrahams wrote:
> > 2. Ordering of class members: it really helps readability to have public
> > members declared first, whenever possible. If you don't like starting
> > class with an access specifier, you can always use "struct" ;-)
> >
> > 3. Mixing of interface and implementation: it can really help
readability to
> > separate member function implementations from their declarations
> > possible
> FYI: I do not find this at all. On the contrary,
> I really like all small functions to be defined 'in class',
> and I like the data members defined first, so that I have
> an idea what the representation is, and therefore be able to
> understand the implementation of those functions that
> are defined 'in class'. [Just my opinion]
> This style saves lots of useless comments
> saying what a function does: the comments are
> reserved for cases where the function is too
> long to display in class.
> --
> John (Max) Skaller, mailto:skaller_at_[hidden]
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