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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-07 15:54:57

christopher diggins wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Rob Stewart" <stewart_at_[hidden]>
> To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Cc: <boost_at_[hidden]>
> Sent: Friday, January 07, 2005 2:00 PM
> Subject: Re: [boost] Any interest in a library for supporting program reuse?
>>> What would you suggest the name of the class be instead? It is intended
>>> to
>>> provide the main entry point for a program, so that the program can be
>>> easily reused separately.
>>>From what I see, you're packaging functions, not system() calls
>> to executables or separate processes connected by some IPC.
> I am trying to describe a way to write a C++ program by packaging the entire
> thing (entry point, global functions, global variable) in a single object.

Why? Monolithic designs are seldom a good idea.

Dave Abrahams
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