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From: Carlo Wood (carlo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-07 12:11:47

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 10:37:08AM -0600, Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
> "Reece Dunn" <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > Carlo Wood wrote:
> >
> > >Actually putting that text in a std::string and doing
> > >some work on it should be in user code imho.
> >
> > This would be inefficient in most contexts. Especially if you have a complex
> > filter chain with inbuilt buffers that are only concerned with
> > character-by-character processing.
> FWIW, the authors of the filtering proposal mentioned by Dietmar Kuehl -- JC van
> Winkel and John van Krieken -- tried an implementation of filtering in which
> filters communicate through std::strings, and found it had very poor
> performance.

Like I said, it should not be part of the library (but if one insists
on using std::string - it should be in the users code).

No need to make a whole thread of that remark when everyone agrees.

Carlo Wood <carlo_at_[hidden]>

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