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From: Brian Riis (brian_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-16 07:38:24

Jeff Garland wrote:
> 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?

Sure thing! :) Actually, I just wanted to make sure that I hadn't missed
something obvious (which is always a *likely* possibility). I believe
the point is to *not re-invent the wheel here. (And I'm lazy besides...)

> Jeff

  /Brian Riis

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