From: John Max Skaller (skaller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-19 20:59:14
Vesa Karvonen wrote:
> The item 1.7. of the C++ Coding Guidelines mentions using forward declarations
> for avoiding compile-time dependencies. I strongly agree with using forward
> declarations for the purpose of avoiding compile-time dependencies. I would
> like to see the practice of having a forward declaration header per library as
> a requirement or at least a strong recommendation in Boost.
Please report on the applicability of the technique to
_templated_ libraries, esp. considering the current
state of compiler template technology.
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