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From: Carlo Wood (carlo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-07 04:55:29

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 07:41:25AM +0200, John Torjo wrote:
> Why binary? I could see lots of uses for text as well.

Because text is a special case of binary. If the library
supports streambufs, and when it would support the concept
of 'message blocks', then "text" just means that you'd
detect End-Of-Line sequences and cut the stream into
messages that are in fact lines of text.

Actually putting that text in a std::string and doing
some work on it should be in user code imho.

Carlo Wood <carlo_at_[hidden]>

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