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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-26 11:33:23

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> I had this disagreement with Thorsten in Lillehammer (or was it
> Oxford?) but he was unimpressed with my arguments. I was wondering
> what Boost as a whole would think:
> My Thesis: the library should support copying and assignment of
> pointer containers using the usual copy/assignment syntax, rather
> than only allowing a copy via a clone() function.

In general I agree. Whatever costly it is in some cases where we don't
bother about performance it could be convenient . Old principle - C++
programmer knows better - rules.


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