Re: What is going on here?
On Aug 6, 1:09 am, Jerry Coffin <jcof...@taeus.com> wrote:
In article <5hn0poF3jvqe...@mid.individual.net>, ian-n...@hotmail.com
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This would be a syntax error, you have declared "pengine" as a pointer
and here you are attempting to invoke operation () on it.
I don't see where it's used pengine at all. The only use of
operator() that I see is on whatever genengine() returns --
and he hasn't shown us that at all.
The only use of () is on engine::gengine, and on the init
later. It's just a guess, but could pengine and gengine mean
pointer to engine and get engine? He did show that pengine was
static, and the syntax above suggests that gengine is a static
function. All in all, this looks like some variant of the
singleton idiom, but with very non-standard names.
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