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From: Michael Fawcett (michael.fawcett_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-31 13:28:50

On 5/31/07, Martin Bonner <Martin.Bonner_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] on behalf of Peter Dimov
> Sent: Thu 31/05/2007 18:04
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [guid] - review results? - inline missing
> Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
> > You need to add an explicit 'inline' specifier to any function
> > defined out of class but in a header, regardless if it's a templatized
> > function or not.
> I don't think that this is true.
> ________________________________
> <end quote>
> Why don't you think this is true?
> If you have the same function defined in two translation units (because it is dragged into both via #include), it's a violation of the One Definition Rule unless the definitions have inline.

Or unless it's a template function, which is what I'm almost sure
Peter was referring to.

--Michael Fawcett

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