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From: Mikhail Glushenkov (bbman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-08 17:26:26

First snapshot of the to-be proposed Fast_lookup library is available
for download at the vault.
Direct link (watch for line breaks!):
Sorry, no documentation as of yet.

Fast_lookup provides "sorted vector"-based versions of standard associative
containers, thus embracing the common practice.

Highlights of this release:
* map and set have been implemented
* Two different storage policies - 'default' and KeepKeysSeparate, which is
usually faster, but takes more memory
* Out-of-the-box support for Boost.Serialization

I haven't done any significant optimizations yet, but the performance tests are
in, and they show that we are in pretty good shape(compared to
Fast_lookup currently does not work on vc6 though I've made some initial stabs
at this problem.

Since I'm going on vacation starting from this Friday, the next snapshot will
likely be posted in August. Planned features include multiset and multimap +
indirect storage(some parts of pointer_containers library will be probably

Any suggestions, comments, feature requests or critique are welcome.

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