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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-14 19:24:57

On Wed, 15 Sep 2004 01:14:13 +0200, Brian Riis wrote
> Again, Robert, I have to thank you immensely for the Serialization
> library. It has made my life much easier.
> Anyway, I was wondering, since you state in the manual that all STL
> containers are supported, why I can't seem to find std::bitset in that.
> I realize that it is probably not the most common container to
> serialize, but still. Also, considering the is Boost library now, I'm
> wondering about the apparent absence of serialization for boost::tuple.
> It's not the end of the world (I can write them myself rather easily,
> I suppose), but for completeness I'd think at least Boost.Tuple
> should be supported.

The decision on supporting various libraries is that serialization provides
support for standard collections since we can't modify the standard library,
but all other libraries will provide their own serialization. So Bitset
should be in serialization while Boost.Tuple needs to provide the necessary
functions. Why don't you write the functions and contribute them?


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