From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-05 15:04:31
"Rob Stewart" <stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
Yes to the above analysis :-)
> The distinction provides some clarity when using the phrases
> "traits class" or "policy class." When someone says "policy
> class," you immediately know that they mean something passed as a
> template argument or the template parameter used within the
> template to effect behavioral changes. When someone says "traits
> class," you immediately know that they mean something
> customizable for each distinct type, but not for each template
> wishing to use it. Those are quite different things and
> disambiguiating them via different names is sensible.
And yes :-)
BTW the thread has clarified a lot regarding policies and traits for me....
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