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From: Terje Slettebø (tslettebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-01 15:49:54

>From: "Rani Sharoni" <rani_sharoni_at_[hidden]>

> "John Maddock" <john_maddock_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:012801c2c9eb$d07c4da0$b2e5193e_at_1016031671...
> > OK the new version of is_base_and_derived is checked in, along with
> stricter
> > test cases, can someone who understands the implementation (I'm
> > sure that I don't !), please provide an explanation to add to the
> >
> > BTW I have looked at Terje's explanation, but the subtle changes to the
> > Rani's implementation make in no longer quite applicable (although I may
> > be missing something).
> Terje's fine explanation holds (just change reference to pointer).
> I think that link to the original c.l.c++.m posting might be helpful
> especially because it contains a link to an explanation by probably the
> authorized person in C++ overloading - Steve Adamczyk.
> The c.l.c++.m posting -

Thanks for the compliment, but the explanation was written in a rather
informal way. However, it could be used as a basis for understanding how it
works, to then write an explanation for it. Also, I used an example of
multiple bases in the explanation, while the formal explanation should
probably be more general.

I've looked at the CVS version, and I see that it's like Rani says - the
explanation still holds, just changing reference to pointer.

I also included the above link in the explanation. However, as the link to
Daveeds posting from that one uses the link, this
might not be that lasting, so it could be good to include the original link
that this one points to, as well.



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