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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-02 16:02:43

At 02:05 PM 3/2/2001 -0600, Eric Newhuis wrote:

>I just finished implementing a dandy little polymorphic serialization
>framework that uses iostreams and some glue to save mementos of
>arbitrary object webs to a stream and to puff them up, with potentially
>circular references intact, from an istream.
>Is there interest in something like this for the boost libraries?
>Although I've already finished a cute little library that suits me just
>fine, I think there are some loftier goals that could perchance find
>themselves tangled in the mess I call serializable. Serializaboost?
>For instance, a less-intrusive manner whereby a base class need not be
>present to supply the grounding of type safety and smart pointerisms
>find solution in a boost variant.
>Also present are pest macros, performance considerations, and platform
>nimbleness issues.

Have you looked at Jens Maurer's persistence library? See

I've been hoping to help Jens polish it enough for formal review fairly


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