From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-19 00:10:06
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From: "bill_kempf" <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>
> I hesitate to say this because I don't want to argue the point too
> much since I mostly agree with the idea in general. However,
> allocating it on the stack will be no more disastrous (probably less
> so) then sharing it across threads. In other words I'd envisioned
> the usage to be like that of the scoped_lock classes, meant to be
> used on the stack and never shared between threads. The user can
> violate this, but if they do it's a simple programming error. We
> can't prevent them from shooting themselves in the foot.
In this case, sure we can. Shouldn't we, just on principle?
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