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c++ 2.1 diffs

Date: Wed, 27 Jun 90 14:42:46 PDT
   From: xanadu!roger (Roger Gregory)

   >From apple!fernwood!portal!cup.portal.com!wmmiller Wed Jun 27 14:41:46 PDT 1990
   Article 5388 of comp.lang.c++:
   Path: xanadu!apple!fernwood!portal!cup.portal.com!wmmiller
   >From: wmmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx (William Michael Miller)
   Newsgroups: comp.lang.c++
   Subject: C++ 2.1 differences
   Message-ID: <31188@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
   Date: 27 Jun 90 04:03:48 GMT
   Organization: The Portal System (TM)
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   4. The correct syntax for deleting an array is "delete [] p;".  The former
   syntax, in which an expression within the brackets was required to give the
   number of elements in the array being deleted, is now officially an
   anachronism.  [Implemented.]

Mr. Hill & Roger:  forget what I said before.  Since "operator new(..)"
and "operator delete (..)" can be provided by the user, I don't see
how it is *possible* for the language to implement this.  (For those
who missed the verbal conversation) The issue is: if you are deleting
an array of objects with destructors, how does C++ know how many
destructors to invoke?  I'll investigate in the A.R.M. (The new
Annotated Reference Manual by Ellis & Stroustrup).  Is this an issue
for us (i.e., do PrimArrays need it?)