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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-08 16:12:15

----- Original Message -----
From: "Howard Hinnant" <hinnant_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 3:31 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Re: container design (Was: std::complex design
(Was: N-Dimensional array))

> On Friday, March 8, 2002, at 02:06 PM, rwgk wrote:
> > Being safe by default is great, but IMO forcing everyone to
> > waste time only to be safe under any conceivable eventuality
> > is misguided and may be one of the reasons why C++ still has
> > a bad reputation among many (non-computer) scientists.
> Thank you Ralf. Where the heck have you been? I was beginning to
> weaken. :-)

Just for the record: I completely agree with the motivation. I just
think there may be ways of reaching the goal which are safer for
everyone and no less convenient for those who want to walk on the wild


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