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From: Simonson, Lucanus J (lucanus.j.simonson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-20 15:26:00

On 20/08/2008, Simonson, Lucanus J <lucanus.j.simonson_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I third the question, should we make separating template
>> from their definitions a preferred practice?

Daniel wrote:
>Some libraries don't do this because they still support older
>compilers where template functions have to be defined inline.

Is this rational still valid for new libraries? I would imagine that
there are a number of recent libraries accepted that don't support the
older compilers for other reasons. I was proposing we make it a
preferred practice for ongoing and future development. I would not
suggest we revise mature libraries to conform to this style. Do you
think that is reasonable?


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