[Interest] Is the emit keyword purely cosmetic?

1+1=2 dbzhang800 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 19:07:20 CET 2012

Yes, you are right. it's an empty macro.

   #define emit

so, you can write
  emit emit emit emit someSignal();
too, if you like.

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Nikos Chantziaras <realnc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I noticed that when emitting signals, I can simply omit the "emit"
> keyword.  moc seems to produce the same code, regardless of whether I do:
>   emit someSignal();
> or just call the signal member function directly:
>   someSignal();
> Is "emit" purely cosmetic?
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