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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-14 11:47:33

At 08:08 AM 5/12/2001, John Max Skaller wrote:

>I wonder if there is any interest in
>a boost version of STL containers (and a version
>of the default allocator) that fixes this problem.

Traditionally Boost has focused on "pure" extensions rather than fixes to
the Standard Library itself.

That doesn't mean we wouldn't consider such a proposal.

I'm inclined to think that any effort to improve the standard library
shouldn't be limited to just containers and allocators, but look at other
known issues. The "NAD, Future" status items on the issues list, for

That would be a fairly large effort, and should perhaps be coordinated with
the standards committee.


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