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C++ is a statically typed, free-form, multi-paradigm, compiled, general-purpose programming language. It is regarded as an intermediate-level language, as it comprises a combination of both high-level and low-level language features. It was developed by Bjarne Stroustrup starting in 1979 at Bell...
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implies a specific behaviour of symbol disambiguation in virtual inheritance
Virtual inheritance is a topic of object-oriented programming. It is a kind of inheritance in which the part of the object that belongs to the virtual base class becomes common direct base for the derived class and any next class that derives from it...
. Consider the following example:
In the Grandchild call to function, Child1::function is implied, because Child1 is derived from Parent and thus Child1::function "dominates" Parent::function.