Global and Local Virtual Functions in C++

By: Christian Heinlein


These paper presents the two novel notions of global and local virtual functions in C++. Despite the relative simplicity of these two concepts, global and local functions can be exploited for expressing single, multiple, and predicate-based method dispatch, as well as aspect-oriented mechanisms.

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Christian Heinlein, “Global and Local Virtual Functions in C++”, Journal of Object Technology, Volume 4, no. 10 (December 2005), pp. 71-93, doi:10.5381/jot.2005.4.10.a4.

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