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From: Reid Sweatman (reids_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-07-13 12:45:47

> However, returning to the point, the idea of adding a
> nocount is not
> really adding a new type of smart ptr at all. It simply allows more
> flexible use of the library. The introduction of a shared
> count for 1
> allows a simple optimisation for a common case, and a
> resolution of the
> construction problem (ctors would then never fail).

I agree with all your other points. However, couldn't a CTOR failure with
this mechanism result in a zombie?

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