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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-27 09:32:15

Joel de Guzman wrote:
> And BTW, why do people call it Peter's idiom.

Because it is?

Note the date. Also note that the archives are brain dead and the non-cached
link points to a different message. There is no history on the Web.

> AFAIK, it was Daveed Vandevoorde who first suggested the trick.

Daveed Vandevoorde first suggested that a pointer to a data member would be
more efficient.

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