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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-12 11:39:15

on Fri May 11 2007, "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. .
> I read that there was previous debate on the subject, but I haven't
> been able to find why it was rejected.

This is not really the right forum for that question. I suggest
comp.std.c++ or comp.lang.c++.moderated.

Dave Abrahams
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