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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-25 09:10:24

"Joel de Guzman" <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> safe_bool is an idiom, not a library component. Anyone's already free
>> to use the idiom. I don't think we can review it on that basis.
> Hmmm... It would be nice if we had only one implementation somewhere
> in utilities perhaps. A single implementation will help avoid reimplementing
> the same wheel. Yes, it's a simple code, but there are some hidden issues
> such as Borland's inability to grok the member pointer trick.
> IIUC, what you mean is that we do not have to review something like
> that.

Right, we can only review implemented components.

> Ok, but it would still be good to have a single implementation.

Well, then of course we could review it.

Dave Abrahams
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