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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-02 01:29:01

Jonathan Turkanis writes:
> christopher diggins wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I just realized that an empty BIL interface,
>> has some common ground with:
>> boost::any
>> Where boost::any stores a copy of a value of practical any type for
>> later extraction, IAnything can point to just about anything.
> Yes, I noticed this just a few days ago ;-)


> I'm thinking of adding a template boost::interfaces::any, which has cloning
> semantics and uses the same syntax as any for binding, i.e., assignment and
> construction from a const reference.
> template<typename Interface = IAnything>
> class any;

Are you aware of Alexander Nasonov's work on "dynamic_any"

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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