From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-27 07:28:12
"Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
> A "value object" implies something that behaves as an int; a
> "polymophic object" implies something that needs to allocated
> dynamically and which has virtual functions.
A polymorphic object doesn't need to be allocated dynamically.
> trying to make a polymorphic object behave like a value object is
> confusing a best.
Who does it confuse? Pimpl is a commonly used and well understood
pattern for doing just that.
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