|implementing multiple inheritance? email@example.com (Larry Rau) (1996-02-19)|
|Re: implementing multiple inheritance? firstname.lastname@example.org (Darius Blasband) (1996-02-19)|
|Re: implementing multiple inheritance? email@example.com (1996-02-19)|
|From:||Darius Blasband <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||19 Feb 1996 16:06:52 -0500|
|Organization:||EUnet Belgium, Leuven, Belgium|
>Can someone provide pointers to papers/books describing methods used
>to implement Mulitple Inheritance. I'm mostly curious about C++
>specifics but would be happy to read about others.
The best paper I had read about this topic was related to the ability
to implement a reasonably safe GC in C++, retaining the compatibility
with existing code. It did explain how the current implementations of
C++ managed multiple inheritance. Unfortunately, I cannot find the
original reference back. I think it was written by someone from DEC,
and the title was:
Safe & Efficient Garbage Collection in C++
Hope it helps...
[http://gatekeeper.dec.com/pub/DEC/SRC/research-reports/abstracts/src-rr-102.html, by David Detlefs and my old buddy John Ellis. I found it in about 10
seconds using Altavista. -John]
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