2866. Incorrect derived classes constraints

Section: 20.5.5.11 [derivation] Status: C++17 Submitter: Great Britain Opened: 2017-02-03 Last modified: 2017-07-30

Priority: Not Prioritized

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Discussion:

Addresses GB 36

For bullet (3.2), no base classes are described as non-virtual. Rather, base classes are not specified as virtual, a subtly different negative.

Proposed change:

Rewrite bullet 3.2:

Every base class not specified as virtual shall not be virtual;

[Kona 2017-03-01]

Accepted as Immediate to resolve NB comment.

Proposed resolution:

This wording is relative to N4640.

  1. Modify 20.5.5.11 [derivation] paragraph 3.2 as indicated:

    Every base class described as non-virtual shall not be virtual; Every base class not specified as virtual shall not be virtual;