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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-04-05 12:58:58

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary Powell" <Gary.Powell_at_[hidden]>

> I was thinking of dropping boost::auto_ptr.
> But I'm open to comments here.
> Toss::
> Because std:auto_ptr is everywhere and does everything except the
> test at the call to delete, and IMO that isn't enough justification for
> replacing it.
> Keep:
> The my reason for keeping it, is that this change should become part of
> std::auto_ptr and in order to prove to the library committee that its
> doing, there should be some prior usage.

If the maintenance costs are not too high, I vote for the latter. Users are
free to ignore it if they want to.


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