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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-01 22:01:12

on 1/31/02 12:25 PM, Darin Adler at darin_at_[hidden] wrote:

> On 1/31/02 11:52 AM, "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> About the original thread: isn't std::string sufficient as a "pathname
>> class"?
> I was thinking the same thing.
> It would indeed be nice to have a set of functions that manipulate pathnames.
> But if these are truly pathnames, and not "abstract file system locations",
> then would make them functions that work on pathnames stored in std::string
> objects.

I think that something like std::list<std::string> would be better. Now you
don't have to do any parsing of path section separators.

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT mac DOT com

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