(C++) Not sure what the problem wants me to do.by cpponyou Tags: None 

#1
May1010, 03:24 AM

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I have this HW problem, but I cannot figure out what it wants me to do. I don't want anyone to solve it for me, just point me in the right direction.
Suppose that a class hierarchy has a virtual method print
What I don't understand is the out << p bit. Am I supposed to be able to do




#2
May1010, 04:11 AM

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That is exactly what you are supposed to do.
You should probably make your overloaded function obey the semantics of the << operator as used with streams so that given two such objects p and q the following works:




#3
May1010, 04:12 AM

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Indeed. So they want you to override operator<<



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