[LC++]enum, #define, const, static const, or member const???

Carlo Wood carlo at alinoe.com
Sat Apr 6 00:16:05 UTC 2002

On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 02:26:34PM +0100, Vincent Penquerc'h wrote:
> > > Making something private implies it is part of a class, so it is
> > > not in the global namespace anyway.
> > 
> > That is not correct.  'private' controls the accessibility: whether
> > or not you are allowed to access in (by de compiler).  It has no
> > effect whatsoever on the linker-level.
> Yes, I agree :)
> However, I was just pointing out that since it had to be in a
> class (or a struct, but it's the same), then it had to be not in
> the global namespace. This is a direct effect or being in the
> class' namespace, thus an indirect effect of it being private
> (since being private implies being part of a class). I did not
> mean to imply that private directly affects the export or not.
> Sorry for not being clear.

Actually, you were clear.  I didn't read it well.  Sorry.

Carlo Wood <carlo at alinoe.com>

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