SAX/C++: First interface draft

David Megginson david at
Mon Dec 6 13:41:23 GMT 1999

Steinar Bang <sb at> writes:

> >>>>> David Megginson <david at>:
> > Actually, I don't see any strong argument not to provide empty inline
> > implementations for the handler callbacks:
> Inlined virtuals will cause an instantiation of the vtable and the
> function bodies in _every_ compilation unit the header file is
> included into (ref. Scott Meyers "More Effective C++", Item 24 pp
> 118).
> This is a size cost that can be easily avoided.

Thanks -- this is the kind of information I was looking for.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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