private vs protected in Interfaces
kamm-incasoftware at removethis.de
Fri Aug 13 23:14:02 PDT 2010
Andrej Mitrovic wrote:
> TPDL, page 216: "Making an overridable function private in an
> interface..prevents an implementation from calling the super function".
> But the code example above compiles and runs fine.
See http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4542 .
By the D spec, private implies final. That means unimplemented private
methods in interfaces have little use. Also 'private override' should be an
Or spec and compiler should be changed to be in line with TDPL.
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