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From: Noel Yap (Noel.Yap_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-04 18:15:59

"Justin M. Lewis" wrote:
> Again, there's no way to write the functions in the example with return
> values, so out params are necessary. And, while I'll admit, again, that the
> example isn't great, the point is clear.

I still don't understand. What's wrong with:

  ref< T > f(); // returns a reference to an uncopyable object, f owns
the returned object
  T& p = f().get();

in place of:

  void f( out< T > p_ );
  T p;
  f( out( p ) );


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