D pointers #2

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at suse.cz
Sat Oct 29 11:54:41 BST 2005

Dne st 19. října 2005 14:06 Lubos Lunak napsal(a):
>  Hello,
>  it seems the discussion has died without any result as usually, so let's
> see if there can be at least some result this time. Attached is a patch to
> the binary compatibility document with some changes and additions that I've
> found useful (replace the php header and footer with "<html><body>" resp.
> "</body></html>" for viewing it directly).
>  Ok to commit the changes, could somebody please review it? I explicitly
> mentioned "fixing" some binary compatibility problems in small classes by
> writing new replacement classes, and added three new tricks for virtual
> functions. I eventually decided not to mention virtual_hook, it seems using
> signals/slots for that is simpler to use, at the expense of the additional
> overhead in the ctor, so it may make sense to drop virtual_hook for KDE4.
>  Also, I added a section called "You should". That's the part with the most
> XXX's. Is it possible we actually reach some agreement on the usage of
> d-pointers or are we just going to leave it like it is now?

 I've committed the changes. Given that no feedback is also a feedback, I've 
stayed away from any actual recommendations on the usage of d-pointers.

 Lubos Lunak
 KDE Developer

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