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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-03-13 13:06:02

At 07:49 AM 3/13/00 -0800, Stephen Cleary wrote:

>... I don't like splitting up our smart pointers into several
>dozen classes with hard-to-remember naming schemes or obscure

Agreed. Maybe a single template parameter (in addition to T) which
specifies a traits class can hide the details. With a default to
something "good enough" for most or at least many uses.

> So I guess I don't have a solution; this is just a
>description of the problem.

That is valuable. Having a taxonomy at least lets us talk about the


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