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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-28 01:03:42

Daniel Frey <d.frey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Rob Stewart <stewart_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> swap() is typically as fast as or faster than copy assignment,
>> Not for many types that one might like to reset, such as pointers,
>> shared_ptr<T>, and integral types.
> What about exception safety guarantees of assignment vs. swap?

What about 'em? Speaking generally, both are basic guarantee

> Personally, I'd say these are more important to think about than
> speed...

I'm not sure what you're driving at.

Dave Abrahams
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