From: Fernando Cacciola (fcacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-02 12:52:16
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From: "Aleksey Gurtovoy" <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 9:35 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] 3-state boolean type
> On Friday, August 2, 2002, at 03:24 PM, Fernando Cacciola wrote:
> > I had held formal submission of the optional<> class waiting for a
> > definitive solution to the 'stack-aligned storage' problem, because
> > optional<> doesn't default contructs its object when it is
> > uninitialized,
> > but for this it requires a properly-aligned uninitialized raw storage as
> > part of itself (to avoid a heap allocation).
> > Now we do have aligned storage, but I haven't resumed the submission
> > setup
> > (even though I have incorporated it in my own optional<> code which I
> > use
> > daily), mainly since it wasn't clear when I first drop the idea here if
> > it
> > raised sufficient interest.
> > Now that you bring this up, I think I might brush it up and make a
> > formal
> > submission.
> Please, do! We've just encountered yet another use case for it..
Working on it... and nearly about to finish!
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