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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-30 10:41:25

On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Creation on the heap is orders of magnitude more expensive than managing a
> reference count.
> This is the major problem I see with a noncopyable design. [This is not
> limited to the current discussion, but applies in general.] The design
> forces the user to use 'new,' a keyword that has no place in user land.

I agree strongly with this. The design should not force the user to call
'new'. I'd much rather see a copyable thread_id type.


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