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Subject: Re: [boost] Futures Review - inheriting from futures
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-06 18:44:01


vicente.botet wrote:
>>> In order to be able to inherit from futures, shouldn't the constructor(detail::future_object) or constructor(detail::future_impl) be protected?
>> Why do you want to be able to inherit from futures?
> To extend their functionality.

I'm afraid that the above statement is absolutely zero use to me.
future is not a polymorphic class, so you don't have anything
to override. Do you a specific use that cannot (easily) be implemented
with the current interface?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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