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From: Jeremy Maitin-Shepard (jbms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-19 13:45:43

Stefan Arentz <stefan.arentz_at_[hidden]> writes:


> I've done a lot of work with NIO in the Java world, and what we use
> there is a little collection of 'Buffer' objects.


I think this sort of interface is less useful in C++ because it is
possible to cast directly between pointer types in C++, e.g. between
(int *) and (char *). In any case though, it seems like it can easily
be provided as a separate library from asio itself, since it would seem
that no integration is really needed.

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard

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