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From: Dave Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-05-03 21:47:28

on 5/3/00 3:45 PM, Daniel Heck at dheck_at_[hidden] wrote:

> I'm new to this mailing list and relatively to the STL. To get a
> little more acquainted with the STL I just wrote a POSIX style command
> line parser (somewhat similar to getopt, but written in C++ and not
> reliant upon global variables). I thought it might be useful for
> other people, but I'm not quite sure whether or not such a library
> would be inside boost's scope or even desired...
> Well, anyhow... I appended the header file and a simple example below;
> just tell me what you think.

I haven't looked at the code, but I think boost could really benefit from
more libraries of a similar scope: handle the common, day-to-day business of
computing. Python, which I'm constantly flogging, has a great set of
libraries for these jobs. It even has a library called getopt ;)


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