private slots

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Wed Jan 3 15:40:31 GMT 2007

Thomas Zander wrote:
>On Wednesday 03 January 2007 16:05, Simon Hausmann wrote:
>> This slot is not intended for applications to call/use and it is
>> connected to the internal widgets. There's no need to have it in the
>> public API and exported. You can use the following instead:
>> ...
>> private:
>>     Q_PRIVATE_SLOT(d, void slotDateChanged())
>>     KDateWidgetPrivate *d;
>> ...
>How is this better than the following?
>private slots:
>    void slotDateChanged();

That's still a member function and subject to #define private public. 
Friends can also call it.

The most benefit comes when the Private class is more than just a big 
struct with member fields: when you actually write code in it.

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