Re: Delegation question...

"Daniel T." <>
Mon, 26 May 2008 09:38:28 -0400
tedzhou <> wrote:

On May 24, 5:19?pm, Ian Collins <> wrote:

James Kanze wrote:

On May 24, 9:47 am, Ian Collins <> wrote:

? ? [...]

I was going to suggest that technique, but decided against it
as the OP wanted to delegate members of std::set. ?I wouldn't
recommend deriving from a standard container.

Not even privately? ?I have no problems with private
inheritance from a standard container; private inheritance is
part of the implementation.

Yes, you're right, I overlooked private inheritance.

Private inheritance is not suggested on standard container either.
Because the standard containers are not designed for inheritance at
all. Just think about the polymorphism and virtual destruction,
then you'll get the conclusion that inheritance from standard
containors will be dangerous.

Polymorphism and virtual destruction don't apply to private

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