Re: 'const' usage
"Vladimir Grigoriev" <email@example.com> wrote in message
"Giovanni Dicanio" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
It is not weired.
In fact, you can have a const method that returns a non-const object,
SomeObject * SomeFactory::BuildSomeObject() const
return new SomeObject(...);
The caller can modify SomeObject instance (returned by pointer); but the
BuildSomeObject method (of class SomeFactory) does not modify the
internal status of SomeFactory instance.
It is more weired if three const qualifiers are present. :)
const SomeObject * const SomeFactory::BuildSomeObject() const;
> I understand what the first and third are doing; what effect does the second
None, because rvalues of built-in types are effectively const already.
Cheers, & hth.,
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