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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-12 08:11:21

I'm interested in a bi-direcional map as well. While I don't have a current
need for one, there have been several times in the past that I wished I had
one and made do with something else.


Joaquín Mª López Muñoz wrote:
> Eric Martel wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> After a quick Google search, I found out that Joaquín M López, the
> author of
>>> a bidirectionnal map hosted on codeproject sent a message (Mon, 21
>>> Oct
> 2002
>>> 21:29:18) on the boost mailing list to promote his library. David
>>> B.
> Held
>>> replied about using his work to include the bidirectionnal map to
> boost, to
>>> avoid library proliferation.
>>> So now, here's my question :
>>> Nearly 5 months later, did anyone work on this bimap? Will it be
> included
>>> anytime soon in an official distribution of boost?
>>> Thanks a lot for your time
>>> Cheers,
>>> Eric
> Well, it was my intention then to probe the Boost community for
> interest
> in the
> library, and my impression was it raised little impetus. In the
> meantime
> I've
> polished the code so that now it runs in a handful of compilers.
> I guess I can try again. For easy access the code is now in the Files
> section, in
> the folder bimap, as well as a pointer to the docs in CodeProject. The
> library is
> not boostified, but I feel I should only carry out that work if people
> here
> likes the library. I do no visit this site so often, so please someone
> correct me is
> this is not the way to go -- I guess some sort of pre-acceptance is
> required, since
> the Files section is crowded with stuff and presumably not all of it
> will make it into
> Boost.
> Looking forward to your comments, regards,
> Joaquín M López Muñoz
> Telefónica, Investigación y Desarrollo
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