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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-18 15:15:22

Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:

>> So what's the advantage of using std::basic_string over, say,
>> std::vector ?
> reference counting optimization and maybe others, where there is.

While I agree that ref counting might be a good optimization, this
is an implementation detail and not an excuse to impose an interface
(with all the semantics that come with it) that doesn't fit.


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