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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-08 11:12:38

Eric Niebler wrote:
> Should we consider alternate designs only after the fixed scoped_lock
> has achieved wide acceptance? After it has been proposed for
> standardization? After it has been accepted? If you're talking about
> making breaking changes to the threading library (aren't you?), isn't
> the time to consider alternate designs now?

We _are_ considering alternate designs now. As part of this effort I asked:

>>>>> This is certainly possible, but I don't see what the additional
>>>>> complexity buys us.

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