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J. David Blackstone has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering and nine years of experience at a wireless telecommunications company, where he learned Perl and never looked back. J. David has an advantage in that he works really hard, he has a passion for writing good software, and he knows many of the world's best Perl programmers.

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Friday October 09, 2009
02:23 PM

SO vote to reopen: protected visibility

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http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1545186/do-you-use-protected-visibility-close d

Somebody give me some tips on how to reword this to make it a "real question."

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  • I'm not much of a Stackoverflow user. However it doesn't strike me as a place designed to handle opinion-based questions. chaos' suggested rewrite:

    what reasons are there to use protected members and/or to avoid them?

    seems a little better, but I think the question still needs to be more detailed. Perhaps something along the lines of:

    I have a class (X) and its child class (X::Y). X has a variable Z for some purpose. It doesn't make sense (for some reason) to make Z an attribute of X::Y but X::Y still