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From: Gregory Colvin (gregory.colvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-18 16:51:52

On Friday, Jul 18, 2003, at 15:21 America/Denver, John Madsen wrote:

> "Eugene Lazutkin" <eugene.lazutkin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I have a few comments in no particular order.
>> 1) I cannot imaging someone programming in C++ and using "FILE*s,and
>> file
>> descriptors" instead of iostream & Co. You've must be talking about
>> incomplete systems like embedded systems, which don't have complete
>> standard
>> C++ library. Are there any real life examples for that? How frequent
>> are
>> they?
> That's quite right. I don't see much use in having a wrapper for
> FILE*.

IMHO stdio is a useful standard, and for some purposes is better than

Of course, boost::shared_ptr can already wrap FILE* pretty easily.

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