From: Hamish Mackenzie (hamish_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-26 03:19:17
On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 01:19, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> I believe _ptr and _ref are fairly equivalent.
I think CORBA predates even original STL.
In STL meaning of pointer and reference is...
typedef foo & foo_reference;
typedef foo * foo_pointer;
*ptr <==> ref
ptr->x() <==> ref.x()
So you would not expect a pointer to have any
members other than those for managing the pointer.
Plus a reference should never be null.
See my other post on how to make both pointers and references.
-- Hamish Mackenzie <hamish_at_[hidden]>
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