From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-11 13:32:42
"Stefan Slapeta" <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Jonathan Wakely wrote:
> > The libstdc++ developers are starting to implement the library
> > extensions from TR1, including Boost-like smart ptrs, regex etc.
> > http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2004/n1687.pdf
> I would really prefer to see a more general implementation of TR1 that
> is not only usable for GCC.
> It has often been suggesteded in this group
> to implement such a library as a part of boost, and IMO this would also
> be the right place for it (IIRC, for some TR1 libraries a simple
> configuration of the namespace could be sufficient)
> Of course, every compiler implementer is free to write his own TR1
> library now, but I'm not sure if this makes much sense!
Dinkumware is producing an implementation of TR1 from scratch. In the process,
Pete Becker has apparently discovered some small problems with the
specifications and some improved implementation techniques, so I don't think
independent implementations are such a bad idea.
> Furtermore, it could be a good decision to wait another 2 weeks until
> TR1 has reached its final state.
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