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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-22 10:06:46

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> With both g++ 3.0 and online Comeau compiler it just says
> that "my" has no member "foo", which is supposedly not what
> you want? I don't understand how this can work at all: if
> default parameter is never instantiated (which is what my
> inderstanding of std::14.7.1/[1-2] suggests, but contrary to
> compiler's opinion),

Well, it is instantiated (otherwise, how you could call a 2-parameters
function with a single argument?), but _after_ the overload resolution took
place - here's the error. See Jason's post for a way to make it work.

> there's not way to check if the member
> is present. Otherwise, you'll have compile error.


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