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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-30 14:16:45

At 11:41 AM 6/30/2001, Jeremy Siek wrote:

>On Sat, 30 Jun 2001, Peter Dimov wrote:
>> Creation on the heap is orders of magnitude more expensive than
>> 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.

I've also come around to that view. We may now all be arguing violently
about something we all agree on.


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