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[.net] Unions, arrays and safe structs (C# )

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Original post by dalleboy
"this = tempMatrix" is the illegal part as you cannot overload the operator = in C#, and assignments of 'this' are illegal.

That's correct, but as VizOne noted above, this is valid for structs. In this example (see above posts), Matrix is supposed to be a struct.

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Original post by VizOne
Assignments to this are only illegal for reference types, i.e. classes. For structs it performs a shallow copy.

Ok, thanks for enlightening me... ++VizOne.

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Lol, my poor little matrix class caused such a stir!

I won't claim that using "this = this * t.GetMatrix();" is good program practice or style, but it DOES work.

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