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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-07 16:41:30

Daniel Frey <d.frey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Sam: I looked at the patches, especially the doc. I think you should write
> some more, as you were influenced from your knowledge. I suggest you begin
> with mentioning operator bool() and what's wrong with it before presenting
> the solution. Think of new users that potentially don't even know that
> there is a problem with operator bool(). Also, if you like, you can write
> a brief note about why the "classic" solution I showed (using a private
> operator int() in parallel to operator bool()) is not a good solution and
> how yours/Peter's is better. All this can/should happen in the note you
> added. The note itself should be added to the index at the top and you
> might want to add yourself to the contributors' list at the end.

Very nice remarks, Daniel. I have full confidence in you as the new
maintainer of the operators library.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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