Compile error:dependent name is not a type

sanil <>
Thu, 13 Dec 2007 05:21:06 -0800 (PST)
I'm getting a compile error on vs2005 that I dont understand. The
explains that this is a breaking change for VC++.NET 2005 compiler,
made in
order to conform to the ISO C++ standard, and I've tried it using evc+
+ 4.0 sp4 and
it compiles ok.

Code is as follows.............


template <class T> class ParameterStringAW
    typedef T* PT;
    typedef const T* PCT;

    class CKeyValuePair

        TString m_strKey;
        TString m_strValue;
        BOOL m_bIgnoreCase;

        CKeyValuePair(PCT szKey, PCT szValue, BOOL bIgnoreCase) :
m_strKey(szKey), m_strValue(szValue),m_bIgnoreCase(bIgnoreCase)
        PCT GetValue() const
            return m_strValue.c_str();
        void SetValue( PCT szValue )
            m_strValue = szValue;
        PCT GetKey() const
            return m_strKey.c_str();
        BOOL Is( PCT szKeyToCompare) const
            if (NULL == szKeyToCompare)
                return FALSE;

            if (m_bIgnoreCase)
                return (0 == CompareNoCase(m_strKey, TString(szKeyToCompare)));
                return ( m_strKey == szKeyToCompare );

    typedef CKeyValuePair* PKeyValuePair;
    typedef std::vector< PKeyValuePair > KeyValueList;



template <class T>
ParameterStringAW<T>::PKeyValuePair ParameterStringAW<T>::Exists( PCT
szKey ) const // this is the line where i get errors...


warning C4346: 'ParameterStringAW<T>::PKeyValuePair' : dependent name
is not a type
        prefix with 'typename' to indicate a type

error C2143: syntax error : missing ';' before

error C1903: unable to recover from previous error(s); stopping
compilation NMUTF8.cpp

Any insight would be appreciated.

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