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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-27 17:22:29

"Neal Becker" <ndbecker2_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Vladislav Lazarenko wrote:
>> Greetings, dear developers.
>> I have some simple idea to write platform independed library to provide
>> users with ability to load DLL/SO files (i.e. to develop plugin system
>> etc.). Is there any library in boost? I've found nothing. Maybe we need
>> it? Let's discuss, I am interested in your comments. Thank you very much
>> in advance.
> Doesn't seem very boost-ish. I don't think everything that would be a
> useful c++ library belongs in boost.

I disagree - I think this library would be great for Boost, assuming the
technical issues can be worked out.

The C++ committee has also indicated an interest in such a library.
Particularly if it can somehow paper over difference like some systems
exporting all symbols by default, and others exporting no symbols by
default, and requires no changes in the core language or linkers and


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