From: Noel Yap (Noel.Yap_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-03 18:42:15
"Justin M. Lewis" wrote:
> Oh, and, I'd like to point out that the learning curve argument could be
> applied to EVERYTHING inside boost. Because everything that's new requires
> people to learn it. And, you could make the same argument for almost
> everything in boost, well, why learn to use boost, when there's an adequate
> C way of doing things that's well understood and has been in use for 30 or
> so years.
You're forgetting that the boost smart pointers are consistent with
std::auto_ptr<> which is already part of the standard. c_out and
c_in_out are brand new interfaces to learn.
So, which would you think has an easier learning curve _given typical
C++ knowledge and/or experience_?
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