Re: SDL-News: virtual classes in CIF TypeReference

Subject: Re: SDL-News: virtual classes in CIF TypeReference
From: Paul Herber (
Date: Mon Jun 28 2004 - 10:29:57 GMT

At 11:19 28/06/2004 +0200, you wrote:

>After checking the current Z.106 this seems currently impossible. The only
>allowed syntax in a type reference is an identifier. So virtuality
>information can not be part of type references exchanged with CIF. I would
>say this is an error in the specification.
>If we want to fix this in the standard we need to change from <identifier>
>to <type reference heading> in Rule A71. Since this better covers what is
>allowed according to the graphical grammar in Z.100 I think we should do
>this change.

Many thanks for the response, Anders.

Regards, Paul Herber, Paul Herber Systems Ltd.

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