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From: Chuck Messenger (chuckm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-27 06:37:35

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> Yep. This question was raised already. I think that making templates out of
> all classes is *a* solution, but I'm not sure it's *the* solution. The
> problem is that extensive template usage would prevent making library ---
> either shared or static. I think that would be a big downside.

Why does that matter? The great majority of other Boost libraries are
header-file-only. I think of .cpp components of Boost libraries as a
sometimes-necessary evil, not as a desired feature.

     - Chuck Messenger

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