From: E. Gladyshev (egladysh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-03 17:48:31
--- Andrei Alexandrescu <andrewalex_at_[hidden]> wrote:
if development continues in some non-Boost context.
> Would be great. Maybe now (with a couple more pointers inside Boost or
> knocking at its gates), there's enough interest for smart_ptr, interest
> focused on streamlining smart_ptr instead of discussing whether smart_ptr is
> "evil" or good. So far, there have been some great, I'd say, crucial,
> contributions to smart_ptr from inside Boost, plus many that made smart_ptr
> better in the same way that punches taken make a boxer stronger :o).
I agree. It is hard to use the current
boost::smart_ptr in policy based libraries.
The boost::smart_ptr interfaces should
be simply defined as specializations of
a general smart pointer. If it is what you
mean by streamlining.
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