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From: Douglas Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-29 18:00:11

On Monday 29 September 2003 05:54 pm, Philippe A. Bouchard wrote:
> Douglas Gregor wrote:
> This design is different from shared_ptr in that this need is based on a
> trait, but the name of the pointer (i.e. shifted_ptr) remains the same. It
> would be possible also to add another wk_collector (weak pointer). This
> design is another proposal at the same time.

One wonders, of course, if they should be in the same proposal. I don't know
enough about either to decide either way.

> > - Can I upcast/downcast a shifted_ptr? I'm looking for
> > something like static_pointer_cast/dynamic_pointer_cast but I don't
> > see them.
> There is missing documentation on this, but yes this function can easily be
> implemented.

Please do :)

> Ok, Doxygen is a failure... I'll use Microsoft Word so I cannot be
> mistaken. The documentation will be rewritten in its objectivity.

Do note that we require HTML documentation in Boost.


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