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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-08 20:17:16

christopher diggins writes:
>> I have developed a type very similar to boost::any which requires
>> less memory and significantly reduces the number of allocations /
>> deallocations. If anyone is interested I have posted a brief
>> article about it at CodeProject
>> and I have
>> uploaded the source to the vault (
>> ). Is there
>> any interest?
> Sorry to respond to my own post, but the pretentious subject line
> has me embarassed. It is by no means an "improved" boost::any. It is
> a performance enhanced version, but as a colleague pointed out it is
> not exception safe. So in fact it is a worse version :-( but
> perhaps the performance enhancements may pique some people's
> interest.

FWIW, we (Meta) would be definitely interested in a version that
boosts any's perfomance without compromising its exception safety
guarantees ;).

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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