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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-30 19:55:50

"David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> [...]
>> Which is the best approach is very application dependent. I never
>> came to a firm conclusion as to which approach was better for
>> smart pointers; both have advantages.
> Well, we've managed to hobble along with "absolute orthogonality"
> so far, so we'll see how long that pans out. Seems to be holding up
> pretty well. It forces you to think very carefully about your design,
> that's for sure.

What about the extra size due to the common compiler feature, "no
empty base optimization in the presence of MI?" That was another
problem solved by using a chain of policy templates.

                       David Abrahams
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