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From: Dave Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-01-24 06:54:32

> Hi all,
> What would you think about a class that manages property file? (Just like the
> one we have in Java, java.util.Properties)? I've written such a class to
> simplify my work. You can choose whether to use map or hash_map, and whether
> use char or wchar_t (it is templated). Would Boost incorporate such a class? I
> think the class is generic enough, since property files are just everywhere
> (okay, I have to admit that until recently I'd been using the Registry... that
> is, until I moved to a company that supports both Solaris & NT :) ).

Er, what's a property file? I use Mac/Win/Linux and have never heard of one.
One emergent standard seems to be .ini files...


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