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From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-08 03:24:55

Joel de Guzman wrote:
> Marco Costalba wrote:


>> Yes I agree, also because 'overload' is already the name of the
>> struct so perhaps add_function() would be better but also functors
>> can be added so....perhaps just add() is the best, util now ;-)
> "add" looks good, until you "add" something outside the overload set.
> You can't.

That's why it's good.

> The right word is "assign".

I beg to differ.

> But then what's wrong with
> operator=?
> f = &foo4;
> f = &foo2;
> f = &foo1;
> f = &foo5;
> f = &foo3;

At the end of this example one would expect f to only have one overload;

IMHO, "add" is good. If one really needs to use operators for adding
overloads, why not use "+="?

/ Johan

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