From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-12 00:11:56
Your appeal to prior "authority" leaves me underwhelmed.
At Tuesday 2002/06/11 21:25, you wrote:
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> [ FORMAL REVIEW OF DYNAMIC BITSET ]
> Allow me to start with a complement, the boost::dyn_bitset does an
> excellent job of taking compile-time-sized bitset as a reference and
> evolving its interface into a run-time-sized analogue. Even the tougher
> issues such as operator = and the concept of a reference to a bit were
> addressed. (Pun intended, I suppose.)
> But now on to my harsh concerns which lead me to a firm vote of:
> NO! PLEASE DO NOT EVER ACCEPT THIS AS A LIBRARY IN BOOST. PLEASE DO NOT
> EVER SUBMIT THIS LIBRARY FOR STANDARDIZATION IN C++0x. BECAUSE OF THE
> FIVE SEVERE DEFECTS ENUMERATED BELOW, THE ONLY WAY THAT I SEE TO FIX
> boost::dyn_bitset IS TO WITHDRAW boost::dyn_bitset IN ITS ENTIRETY. An
> already extant replacement strategy is interspersed below.
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