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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-05-23 11:11:07

"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:

> It's not more nor less safe as usual get/set scheme.

Oh, one other point: the main reason for the "usual get/set scheme"
isn't safety, per-se, but encapsulation. The interface can remain
stable while the implementation changes so that there is no data
member of the type being accessed. If your properties library doesn't
have that property (I don't know whether it does or not), it isn't a

Dave Abrahams
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