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Date: 2002-07-19 (08:21)
From: Oleg <oleg_inconnu@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] productivity improvement
On Friday 19 July 2002 03:03 am, Issac Trotts wrote:
> Right, so how is your C++ compiler going to remind you when you forget to
> include a needed case in the switch statement (assuming there is something
> in the typeinfo to switch on; you can't switch on a string in C++.)  OCaml
> will remind you, but I don't see how a C++ compiler could.

Correct. Since C++ compiler can not possibly know of all existent sub-types, 
there is no way it can warn you. This is why virtual member functions are 
still preferred. 

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