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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-13 17:08:59

At 03:39 PM 1/13/2002, David Abrahams wrote:

>Here is the transcript of my discussion with John Spicer of EDG about the
>restrictions on PODs, the rationale, and the reasons we need the
>restrictions loosened.


Being able to add a default constructor to POD classes can increase safety
markedly by ensuring that members are initialized to valid values.

Seems like improved safety might be a strong argument with at least some
committee members.


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