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From Mark Brown <>
Subject Re: question on the examples for the source/forward/backward incompatible changes
Date Fri, 23 Nov 2007 17:30:54 GMT
Farid Zaripov wrote:
>   Whether these examples should be abstract, or based on C++ Standard
> Library
> declarations/definitions?
>   Since the source  incompatible changes involves changes in
> function/class mebmers
> prototype, or changes in global data/class data members declaration, or
> changing the
> place of the some declaration (i.e. moving the declaration from one
> header file to the another),
> but requirements of the all of this are stated in C++ Standard and,
> accordingly, any of these
> changes are impossible.

Hi Farid,

I believe the standard leaves some details unspecified so library
writers can decide how to implement them. For instance, default
arguments and overloads.


> Farid.

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