wheeler at kde.org
Sat Jan 6 10:19:45 GMT 2007
André Wöbbeking wrote:
> On Saturday 06 January 2007 10:44, Ellis Whitehead wrote:
> Why do we use protected and private methods at all, lets make them all
> public ;-)
For all practical purposes they're just API documentation that's
enforced by the compiler. It's always been easy to work method
permissions if you wanted to.
> Maybe a bad habit but very often I use the source code instead of the
> docs so I would "find" the _k_* slot very fast.
That's pretty irrelevant. Ideally you're not trying to write broken
applications and are smart enough to figure out that you're not supposed
to call those functions. ;-)
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