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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-28 16:33:23

"Fernando Cacciola" <fernando_cacciola_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Fernando Cacciola" <fernando_cacciola_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Michael Shepanski wrote:
>>>> On 10/27/05, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> FWIW, there is sound (IMO at least) alignment proposal for the std,
>>> so we may not need to worry anymore about this in the not so distant
>>> future.
>> I don't think that proposal gives us any more guarantees than we have
>> today.
> Oh.. I was refering to n1546..

Oh, Attila's proposal?

> Do you as well?

No, sorry, I was referring to the TR1 type traits spec.

> I interpreted that the idea there is to be able to spell:
> char align_as<T> storage[sizeof(T)];
> And let the compiler do the magic.
> Isn't that all we need?
> Or is that the proposal was rejected?

Many proposals don't make it without ever really being rejected. It's
probably not -- as of yet -- accepted, though.

Dave Abrahams
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