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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-03 16:06:26

Robert Ramey wrote:
> add_facet got added to address a short-coming of the older dinkumware
> library. It would not really be needed except for this.
> As to why I did it they way I did - I don't remember. I would guess
> that I didn't want any more copying than necessary and this
> implementation worked fine for me.

Sounds reasonable. My guess is that the extra copy will typically be optimized
away, but I haven't verified this.

> If you want to make version similar to that which you propose and put
> it an agreed upon public place, I can eventually included your more
> generally usual formulation


> Robert Ramey


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