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Could you tell me the advantage of MutipleInheritance???
Jul 22 '05 #1
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Could you tell me the advantage of MutipleInheritance???

Compared to what?

Anyway, I find it comes up fairly rarely, mostly with polymorphism. I use it
in my uvs (univaritate statistics) library for giving some classes more than
one interface. For instance I have an interface for distributions and an
interface for sample statistics. A histogram has the characteristics of a
sample statistic and a distribution, so I use multiple inheritance. Follow
the link in my sig if you want to see examples.

Jul 22 '05 #2

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Could you tell me the advantage of MutipleInheritance???

Well, the very idea of inheritance can be better understood from the
natural evolution. Take the example of a child's birth. The child's
physilogical characteristics in one way or the other are influenced by
those of the parents. Shouldn't we call these characteristics

I feel, it holds good for any kind of objects' hierarchy
representation. We tend to find an object which has features common
to two or more different classes?.

- Vijay
Jul 22 '05 #3

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