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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-27 14:58:22

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>

> Is there a reason for not having a creating constructor?
> ref(detail::threadproc proc); // calls thread::create()
> Without having put a lot of thought into it, that would seem to be an
> ease-of-use enhancement.

I, personally, prefer the explicit

thread::ref t1 = thread::create(my_function);

over the implicit

thread::ref t1(my_function);

Creating a thread is a substantial side-effect, so it should be easy to

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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