From: Paul A. Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-30 13:22:08
| -----Original Message-----
| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Douglas Gregor
| Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 12:00 AM
| To: Boost mailing list
| Subject: Re: [boost] Re: shifted_ptr review
| 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.
And don't make the mistake of thinking that starting with Word and converting is
a good idea - Speaking from bitter experience :-((
Either use a text editor or a proper HTML editor (recommended).
(If you already have a Word version, export Word to plain text before
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