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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-15 18:57:52

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <jbms_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "Toon Knapen" <toon.knapen_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> A few months ago there was some initial discussion about implementing a
>> B-tree to handle hugh datastructures by storing parts of the B-tree on
>> disk.
>> Could someone tell me if there is still something going in this area
>> ?
> Such a library would probably depend on a serialization library
> (i.e. Robert Ramey's).

Wow, I really hope not. Why make a low-level component like a B-tree
dependent on serialization? I can see why it'd be important for them
to interoperate well, but why dependency?

> On a related note, I noticed that the Yahoo! boost files section is
> ``members''-only, so perhaps someone could add my Yahoo! user to that
> group (jmaitinshepard).

You can sign up for the group yourself, AFAIK.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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