October 25, 2008Re: internal/local template memebers
Posted in reply to Bill Baxter
Reply to Bill, > Indeed. You're resurrecting a classic. Maybe a good time to do so, > though. Lots of uses for this suggestion -- internal helper > functions, local aliases for unwieldy types. I've wished for it many > times, too. > > Another way to go would just be to say if you have a symbol with the > same name as the template inside, then it automatically means > everything else is hidden. truth be told, that use is not the main reason I want this. The reduced memory usage is (when you have compiles that use up >1GB you start to think of these things).