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From: Joel de Guzman (djowel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-02 22:51:27

Fernando Cacciola <fcacciola_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Point taken.
> There's no need to argue anymore.
> I guess significantly more feedback will weight the balance.
> Thanks for all your comments!
> It might look the other way around but they were very helpful.

Bottom line is, and most importantly, optional gets the job done and it
does it really well! :-)

FWIW, it's easy to write a wrapper around optional that satisfies
our wishes (in fact, I sent a class interface scheme to Dave G.
tell me if you are interested).

It might also be a nice idea to write a partial-specialization of
variant<T, empty> that takes advantage of the optimizations of

Best Regards,

Joel de Guzman

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