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From: John Max Skaller (skaller_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-16 18:59:03

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Things that I feel are worth submitting, in no particular order:
> * a vector that has no overhead compared to new[], uses realloc() wherever
> possible, and uses memcpy() instead of copy/destroy when not instructed
> otherwise, along with a paper that explains why the std::vector current
> specification prevents this. Bonus point: a vector that is as efficient as a
> C99 VLA.

        Thats called a C99 VLA. :-)
> * a variant type, both unconstrained (any, or variant<void>) and constrained
> (variant<T>).

        Waste of time. I built one of these, and it is too hard to
use to bother. What we really need is core language support :-(

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