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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-17 01:47:42

On Nov 16, 2005, at 11:36 PM, Caleb Epstein wrote:

> On 11/16/05, Matthew Vogt <mattvogt_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Matthias Troyer wrote:
>> I actually have a portable binary archive based on XDR format, but it
>>> works only on UNIX operating systems, and that's why I have not
>>> submitted it to Boost.
>> Just out of interest, why is the method used platform-specific?
> I'm guessing that Matthias' implementation uses the standard xdr_*
> functions
> (see man 3 xdr) to do the dirty work. I doubt these are available on
> Windows. Matthias?

Indeed, that's what I did, but we already have an idea for a nice
portable native C++ implementation. It is just a matter of finding
time now.


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