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From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-03 10:42:36

>"Dietmar Kuehl" <dietmar_kuehl_at_[hidden]> wrote in message

>|On the ACCU 2003 conference JC (I can figure out the full name if
>|necessary...) presented the idea for creating filters which I really
>|liked. It looked something like this:

>|filter_stream out(tee(std::cout) | encode | gzip | file("some file"));

>|This would create a stream which writes everything to 'std::cout'
>|and also encodes the stuff before sending it on to compress it and
>|finally write it to the file. I like this notation...

>I second that

FWIW - I do NOT like this idea. I concede its mostly a matter of taste but
I think it adds another layer of syntax. I think the original .. push, etc
is ok. But my preference would be for

filter_stream out(

I'm sure people are going to love this idea.

Robert Ramey

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