Here is a quick overview of
=delete from the IBM Cafe's tour of C++ features.
Note: This summary article focuses on applying
=delete to special member functions, which is a main use case. However, be aware that that's only part of the story, because
=delete can also apply to regular member function and free function overloads to suppress specific overloads with nice compile-time errors. We invite authors to write about this aspect as well -- just write about it on your own blog and and send us a link to your post via 'Suggest an Article' at the top of this page (you must be logged in to isocpp.org to see this option).
by Fang Lu
The deleted functions feature is introduced into the C++11 standard. In this article, I will explain this feature and provide some examples on how to use it...