From: Kevin Atkinson (kevinatk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-03-24 08:21:35
On Fri, 24 Mar 2000, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on 3/24/00 12:11 AM, Kevin Atkinson at kevinatk_at_[hidden] wrote:
> > On Thu, 23 Mar 2000, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> >> on 3/23/00 8:36 PM, Greg Colvin at gcolvin_at_[hidden] wrote:
> >>> Classes with deep copy semantics seem to me more like "smart references"
> >>> than smart pointers, so I wonder if they should have a pointer-like
> >>> interface at all.
> >> They sort of need to if you are going to do anything with the referent
> >> object. I mean, you could use a "get()" function or something, but it's
> >> cumbersome to say the least...
> > What about operator * and operator -> ?????
> Er, that would be the pointer-like interface which Greg alluded to.
Sorry, I misread that. Please forgive me. Also please forgive the
wonderful typos that constantly appear in my emails.
--- Kevin Atkinson kevinatk_at_[hidden] http://metalab.unc.edu/kevina/
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