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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-07 14:50:42

Alberto Ganesh Barbati wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
>> That was supposed to be:
> Well... all I see is an empty page with the sentence "[To be supplied
> in the next release]", but I guess the page is simply not up-to-date ;-)

Hmmm ... I think I was trying to make a joke. The point is I never got around
summarizing lifetime issues in one place, and just left a placeholder in the

> Thanks for your explanation. As you said, it's a pity that we can't
> impose copy-constructibily only in the cases where it's really
> required,
> but the advantage is probably not worth the trouble in terms of effort
> and potential incompatibilies. In the end, I implemented my device
> wrapping the non-copiable part in a shared_ptr, it's not too
> inconvenient.


> In case you are wondering, I used boost.iostreams to
> provide a stream-like interface to pipes loosely inspired by Python's
> subprocess module
> <>. I am going
> to
> post a proposal in a separate thread.


> Ganesh

Jonathan Turkanis

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