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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-27 22:03:32


Eric Niebler wrote:

> Forgive the possibly naive question -- I have never used the
> serialization library, but I have used MFC serialization. I am curious
> if the boost serialization library can be made backwards-compatible
> with MFC serialization; that is, if I have an old application that
> uses MFC serialization, would it be possible to switch to the boost
> serialization library and still have the ability to read old (MFC)
> archives?
> I'd like to know:
> - if it's possible
> - how hard it would be (would it require reverse-engineering the MFC
> archive format? is that format stable? documented?)
> - what the advantages of switching are
> Thanks.

Eric Niebler
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