From: E. Gladyshev (egladysh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-25 16:03:25
--- David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 1. Is our assumption about intent correct?
> 2. Regardless of what the intent may have been, is Alexander's
> interpretation supported by the standard text (it seems to be)?
> 3. Do we have a defect?
> 4. Can something reasonably be done to make this coding idiom work
> in a future standard without compromising on-demand loading?
> I ask #4 because it *really* is very desirable to have the capability.
Perhaps the rule could look something like the following.
- If the constructor of an object A references
another object B and the translation units that contain
object B are referenced by the program,
then the program references all translation
units with the static declrations of A.
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