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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-30 22:10:12

I wrote:
>>> I don't think this is a new idea. It's a simple for of
>>> transfer-of-ownership.

And Dave Held wrote:
>> Yup. It's a member-initializer version of ScopeGuard(TM).

And then I wrote something which was at best badly-phrased:
> I love it when people put trademarked names on trivial things I've
> been doing since at least '96. Well, alright, maybe I don't ;-)

Please accept my apologies, everyone, for that bit of vitriol.

I never meant to imply that the work that went into the ScopeGuard
article or library component is trivial, only that the basic design
pattern (which is what Dave was referring to in my code) is trivial.

Again, sorry.

                       David Abrahams
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