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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-27 11:34:48

From: "Greg Colvin" <gcolvin_at_[hidden]>

> Perhaps the choice of a thread class versus thread namespace
> comes down to whether there are any operations that are best
> provided as member functions of thread?

I think that the choice of a class versus a namespace comes down to the
simple question "will the user ever see an instance of this class?"

If thread::id, or thread_ref, provides everything that is needed, the user
will never have to deal with a 'thread' instance.

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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