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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-25 21:50:20

At 07:32 AM 11/25/2001, John Maddock wrote:

>Afterwards I realised that there are three possible names here:
>is_subclass<derived, base>
>Of course they all do the same thing, so we only need one of these - it
>depends on which way you look at it I guess - personally I prefer
>"is_public_base", as it's the easiest to understand what it does (I
>get "superclass" and "subclass" mixed up, and I'm sure I'm not alone!)

Any number of otherwise intelligent people mix up "superclass" and
"subclass", which aren't really usual C++ terms anyhow. OTOH,
is_public_base uses familiar C++ terminology.


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