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From: Douglas Paul Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-01 23:28:16

The formal review period for Philippe A. Bouchard's shifted_ptr library
has ended. At this time, the shifted_ptr library will not be accepted into

The submission was rejected primarily on the grounds that its
documentation was incomplete. Reviewers have requested complete semantic
descriptions of shifted_ptr's operations, in addition to more rationale
and introductory material.

Reviewers also expressed concern with the potentially unsafe construction
of shifted_ptr objects from a raw pointer; several solutions have been

There is considerable interest in this library, and we hope that Philippe
will address reviewers' concerns and bring this library forward for a
second review in the future.

        Doug Gregor
        Review manager, shifted_ptr

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