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
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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