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Re: RFC, problem with g++4

* Goswin von Brederlow:

>> This was once desirable because you couldn't declare real constants in
>> classes.  Today,
>>   template <typename T>
>>   struct Foo
>>   {
>>     static const unsigned N = T::N;
>>     char bar[N];
>>   };
>> works and the enum trick lost its importance.
> Doesn't that still make N a real variable in memory and does not get
> optimized away like enums?

Only if you provide a definition, and not just a declaration, it

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