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From: Daniel Wallin (dalwan01_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-26 20:43:27

Howard Hinnant wrote:
> On Jan 26, 2004, at 4:59 PM, Daniel Wallin wrote:
>> Howard Hinnant wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>> And I submit that:
>>> S<T[], my_deleter>
>>> is more elegant syntax than:
>>> S_array<T, my_deleter>
>> FWIW, I'm not sure it's a good idea to design the interface around
>> partial specialization. std::vector<> replaces almost every possible
>> need for array allocation, so does this use case really need to be less
>> verbose? Is it worth dropping support for older compilers?
> Need to be? No. But I still like it. <shrug> I was convinced because
> that's how a newbie expected it to work.

Newbies can have all sorts of weird ideas on how things should work. ;)
Seriously, I agree that the syntax is nice and intuitive.

> <snip>
> Just letting
> you know where I stand: yes, I would drop support for 7 year old
> compilers in a heartbeat. :-)


Daniel Wallin

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