Thread: My first OO C++ app

  1. #16
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    almost every compiler in existence seems to take a default return type of int with nothing more than a warning.
    I tried it in VC++6 and I didn't even get a warning, so it seems to me it has to be defaulting to int, which just happens to match the return type in the function definition, so no error.

  2. #17
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    Implicit int was common in pre-standard C++. When C++ was standardised implicit int was dropped, same for C99. As pointed out, many (particularly older) compilers may accept it without warning.

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