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From: Karl Millar (KMillar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-10 13:34:08

Peter Dimov wrote:
>From: "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]>
>> Two areas that spring to mind are pointer comparisons outside a
>> single array for unserializing internal object pointers, and the
>> use of type_info::name() for type identification.
>Using type_info::name() means that when you recompile your program with
>another compiler, or a newer version of the same compiler, it might no
>longer be able to read its files.

A name demangler would fix this problem, at least for the platforms where we
can supply a demangler.

Of course that would require writing demanglers for a whole bunch of
compilers, which is its own problem.

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