From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-23 12:15:14
"Jonathan Wakely" <cow_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 04:06:09PM +0000, Joaquin M Lopez Munoz wrote:
| > "I can't think of any way that this extension could
| > break a conforming program, considering that users
| > are not permitted to forward-declare standard
| > library components"
| > Is this really so? Why cannot I forward declare a
| > stdlib component?
| Opening namespace std for anything except specialisations of standard
| library templates (with user-defined types as parameters) is illegal.
yes, but why?
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