|use of vtbl Michael.Bantle@t-systems.de (Michael BANTLE) (2001-08-06)|
|Re: use of vtbl firstname.lastname@example.org.OZ.AU (2001-08-08)|
|Re: use of vtbl email@example.com (Cristian Zoicas) (2002-08-04)|
|Re: use of vtbl firstname.lastname@example.org (Gabriel Dos Reis) (2002-08-10)|
|Re: use of vtbl email@example.com (Lieven Marchand) (2002-08-10)|
|Re: use of vtbl firstname.lastname@example.org (Bill Gibbons) (2002-08-10)|
|Re: use of vtbl email@example.com (Hans Aberg) (2002-08-14)|
|Re: use of vtbl firstname.lastname@example.org (Martin v. =?iso-8859-1?q?L=F6wis?=) (2002-08-14)|
|From:||"Hans Aberg" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||14 Aug 2002 02:16:14 -0400|
|References:||01-08-021 02-08-018 02-08-042|
|Posted-Date:||14 Aug 2002 02:16:13 EDT|
The moderator groused:
>[Yes, I said they didn't define the vtbl. Evidently whoever told me
>they considered doing so lied to me. -John]
It is quite possible that such a thing might have been considered but
rejected, as knowledge about the underlying binary structure is
sometimes needed, for example in distributed programming (or rather,
how to translate via a common binary common model). The current C++
standard does not include anything about the underlying binary
implementation expect, C style, some limits (including the size of the
But the distributed programming support part is now a task for the
next C++ revision. So it may happen that such questions about the
underlying binary model moves up on the agenda.
As for the vtbl, the C++ standard does not mention it, and thus one is
free to choose another implementation.
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