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  1. #1
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    May 2012

    Usage of const in pure virtual function

    Hi All,

    Can anybody clarify me what is the purpose of making pure virtual function as const.

    virtual double area() const = 0;

    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
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    Oct 2006

    Re: Usage of const in pure virtual function

    The same reason as for any other function, the implementation to be shouldn't affect the state of the object.
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