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From: David B. Held (dheld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-20 20:11:53

"Joe Gottman" <jgottman_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> [...]
> I'm curious why the pointer parameters are of type T* and not
> T const *.

Because that would not allow comparisons between types that
are not T const*. Take T == int. With T*, you can compare int*.
With T == int const, you get int const*. If you use T const* instead,
you won't ever be able to compare int*.


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