[Interest] Is the emit keyword purely cosmetic?

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Tue Mar 20 19:06:15 CET 2012

On terça-feira, 20 de março de 2012 19.58.00, Nikos Chantziaras 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:

moc doesn't parse your source code. So it doesn't see any "emit" at all.
>    emit someSignal();
> or just call the signal member function directly:
>    someSignal();
> Is "emit" purely cosmetic?


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