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From: Rainer Deyke (root_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-17 16:15:54

----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2002 1:12 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: shared_ptr: unsafe, or am I crazy?

> There appears to be a lot of animosity aimed at release(). Am I
correct in
> assuming that many here would prefer the removal of release() even
> std::auto_ptr?

I like 'std::auto_ptr::release'. It's only unsafe if used
incorrectly, and I'd much rather have a potentially dangerous option
that I don't need than not having said option when I really need it.

Rainer Deyke (root_at_[hidden])
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