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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-11 11:54:24

Peter Bindels wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering, why is overloading operator. (period) forbidden? It
> would make a few odd applications possible (dynamic inheritance and
> transparent remote method invocation spring to my mind) and it would
> be fairly generic. The only sidecase I can see is that operator.
> itself would not be looked up through operator. .

Heh, I think there you have nailed it.

> I read that there was previous debate on the subject, but I haven't
> been able to find why it was rejected.

And there also was some debate on overloadable whitespace operator:


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