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ismail.tech21 13Mar2008 17:48

friends concept
 
i wanted to know why it is said that friendship is not inherited, transitive, or reciprocal?

asadullah.ansari 13Mar2008 17:55

Re: friends concept
 
Actually friend concepts came into c++ from friend in real world.
I am friend of you It does not mean my kids will be friend of u. So inheritance should not work.

If class A is friend of B, Class B is friend of C then it does not mean the A is frined of C. Just map it to
real world. So transitive does not work.

suppose i trust on you that you are my friend but it does not mean that he also consider me as a friend. So reciprocol does work in a friend.

ismail.tech21 13Mar2008 17:58

Re: friends concept
 
ok thanks a lot


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