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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-07 09:02:31

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Why is shared_ptr<T>::value_type == T instead of remove_cv<T>::type,
>> as with iterators?
> No particular reason. value_type isn't a part of the documented interface
> anyway, and remove_cv would require a dependency on type_traits. Is this a
> problem?

Not particularly, thanks.

BTW, the problem I asked you about privately with iterator_traits and
smart pointers has been solved separately -- see boost/pointee.hpp
and boost/indirect_reference.hpp.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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