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From: Steven Watanabe (steven_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-31 15:27:36


>Steven Watanabe wrote:
>>Is use of base class chaining in this way part of the public API
>>of Boost.Operators? - Base may not be related to Boost.Operators
>>in any way. Or should I use multiple inheritance instead?
>Base class chaining has been a documented and stable part of the
>operators library's interface for a long time now and it is still
>relevant for today's compilers. It has not been deprecated and I don't
>see any reason to do so. As far as I'm concerned, it's an official part
>of the interface - no guarantees for the future, though.
>That said, it's up to you how you make use of it. Just because it was
>designed as an internal helper shouldn't prevent you from using it for
>your own purposes.
>Regards, Daniel
The only case I can think of that won't work is the unnumbered forms of
binary operators.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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