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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-26 20:20:10

"Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> a) its short The total (actually one half - the save part)
> implementation consists of 220 lines of code including comments.
> b) it doesn't require any alterations in the library.
> c) it doesn't require any alterations of existing serialization
> code.
> This completes my example.


I didn't have time to do a deep analysis of what appears to be a very
intricate design, but:

1. Assuming that you meant a successful test to return a status code
   of zero the test you posted fails on every compiler I can find.

2. Is this the promised simplification of the design we posted in If so, by
   what measure is your approach a simplification?

I actually don't want to get into a discussion of which non-intrusive
design is best. The social and code interoperability dynamics of any
non-intrusive design are the same, and that's really what I want to
discuss. Please let me know when you're ready to talk about that.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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