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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-21 17:16:51

From: "Howard Hinnant" <hinnant_at_[hidden]>

[snip things I mostly agree with]

> I find myself wondering what is the niche that scoped_ptr fills better
> than move_ptr.

Should there be one? I haven't been around when scoped_ptr was made part of
Boost but I suspect that auto_ptr's semantics were a strong motivation. If
std::auto_ptr were a move_ptr, would there be boost::scoped_ptr at all?

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