(j3.2006) One of the proposals in 12-195 that didn't get out ofsubgroup

Van Snyder Van.Snyder
Wed Oct 31 21:11:37 EDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-11-01 at 10:00 +0900, Malcolm Cohen wrote:
> As far as I am concerned this is a bad idea and should remain in the circular 
> filing cabinet.
> If the user wants a type-bound procedure pointer assignment, there is absolutely 
> nothing stopping him from writing one.  Just do it.

I think this assumes the procedure is public.

> Virtually zero "code bloat" 
> (and no code bloat at all in the places where it is used), and he doesn't have 
> to wait 10 years for compilers to support a new feature.
> Cheers,

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