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From: Terje Slettebø (tslettebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-03 23:51:49

>From: "Justin M. Lewis" <boost_at_[hidden]>

> Yes, now imagine we live in a world where there are non-copyable objects
> that you sometimes pass to functions, and tell me how you handle that case
> with return values.

There may be ways to design an API to avoid this.

For example:

noncopyable object;

object.f(); // No copy needed, to operate on the object.

>Or, how about polymorphic types, where you can't simply create the object
>internally in the function, where you HAVE to deal with what's passed in in
>one way or another.




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