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kudi

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You can but be sure that you don''t access any more members after you''ve deleted the instance.

For instance:

node.Remove();
node.Log(); // Error!

Or:

void NODE::Remove()
{
delete this;
m_something = 0; // Error!
}

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delete *this

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Thats kind of sloppy.

The general rule: Whatever does the new should be doing the delete.

Not only is it safer, but helps you find memory leaks... If you search a source and look for news and cooresponding deletes, and the delete is in another class... It makes it very difficult to track down.

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