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From: Suman Cherukuri (suman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-09 15:50:30

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
> On Behalf Of Stefan Seefeld
> Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 1:38 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] temp file
> Dylan Trotter wrote:
> > I think the most important case involves a completely opaque temp file.
> > You can perform stream operations on it and share it within a process
> > but have no access to the filesystem specific information (i.e. its
> > filename).
> >
> > Agree or disagree?
> I'm not sure about the ordering according to importance. It doesn't
> matter which is more important, as long as they are all supported
> (where 'all' is may be three or four different scenarios).
> Regards,
> Stefan

I agree with Stefan. I guess, there isn't enough information (and possibly
will never) to rank the use cases. For example, in my case, having a temp
file in the file system is the most useful case as I need to transfer temp
files across processes.


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