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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-22 12:27:10

Miro Jurisic <macdev_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> How is this different from the situation with filesystem::path, where
>> eager checking has turned out to be painful for a broad spectrum of
>> users?
> I am not familiar with the problem in boost::fs so I can't comment on that
> specifically, but I can comment in a more general sense. I think we can safely
> agree that:
> 1. There is an invariant that is valuable in some problem domains
> 2. There may be some problem domains in which it is valuable to sidestep that
> invariant

I see. That is different.

Dave Abrahams
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