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Page 159: Apparent contradiction between text and Listing 6-13 #85

tcflanagan opened this issue Jan 1, 2020 · 1 comment


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tcflanagan commented Jan 1, 2020

The text on p. 159 states, "...if a template function's return type is a template argument, you must specify template arguments explicitly."

In Listing 6-13, the function mean returns type T, a template argument. Yet in main(), the calls to mean do not specify any template arguments. The listing compiles and runs correctly, so the text contains either an error or an ambiguity in the use of the phrase "template argument."

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JLospinoso commented Jan 1, 2020

Thanks @tcflanagan! I see how this could be very confusing. I've added the qualifier "if a template function’s return type is a template argument that's entirely independent of other function and template arguments"

kruschk pushed a commit to kruschk/ccc that referenced this issue Apr 26, 2021
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