[webkit-dev] static const

Alexey Proskuryakov ap at webkit.org
Wed Sep 2 09:55:44 PDT 2009

02.09.2009, в 9:32, Darin Adler написал(а):

>> As an aside, is there any practical difference between "static  
>> const" and "const" in C++? The only difference I'm aware of is that  
>> the former is deprecated in the standard.
> I believe the former gives internal linkage and the latter external  
> linkage, so I always use the former for things defined in a source  
> file and not declared in a header file and the latter for things  
> defined or declared in a header file.

I don't have a normative reference at hand, but I'm fairly sure that  
both give internal linkage in C++ (unlike in C).


- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov

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