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From: Rozental, Gennadiy (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-13 16:29:16

> 1) I don't like the non-intrusive way of specifying the
> version/save/load operation. The rationale for having the
> serialization<> template in the global namespace is quite weak. The
> alternative of using free functions is much better IMO. The library
> should use unqualified calls to those free functions and
> Koenig look-up
> would do the rest. This solution has also the benefit that
> specialization is replaced by overloading, a feature that is
> more easily
> supported by compilers.

I happend to disagree with here. serialization<> is in a sence a traits
class (that should probably reflected in the name - I will remark it in
upcomming review) and I believe it is properly designed.


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