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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-08 11:44:57

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Michael Glassford wrote:
>>I agree that movable locks should wait. However, what about something
>>like this, which doesn't require movable locks (concept only--there
>>are probably errors):
> [...]
> Looks like Comeau in strict mode would still not accept it; noncopyable
> objects cannot be copy-initialized. But let's get back to my original
> question:
>>>>>>This is certainly possible, but I don't see what the additional
>>>>>>complexity buys us.

Well, in regards to simply choosing the right set of constructors, we
appear to disagree on what's beneficial, so I guess I can't answer that.

In regards to the alternative design Eric presented, or my responses to
it, it would buy this syntax:

    if (try_lock l = ...)

Not major, perhaps, but nice.


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