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From: Jeremy Maitin-Shepard (jbms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-07 21:07:54

Alberto Barbati <abarbati_at_[hidden]> writes:

> [snip]

> BTW, this discussion triggers some other ideas. Have you considered adding to
> the circular_buffer the capability to optionally notify the user about an
> impeding overwrite? I have at least one use case where it might be useful. It
> might be as easy as invoking a boost::function0 callback, at the cost of few
> bytes in footprint and an extra test before any overwrite. Alternatively, we
> could put hooks (in form of a template policy, for example) in the main
> container that are then implemented by a container adaptor, so the user won't
> pay if it doesn't want such a feature.

I would think that sort of feature would be better implemented as a
wrapper around the circular_buffer container.

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard

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