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From: Yuval Ronen (ronen_yuval_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-12-12 10:14:28

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Yuval Ronen wrote:
>>I wondered what the reason that there is a 'operator=(auto_ptr<Y>&)'
>>but there isn't any 'void reset(auto_ptr<Y>&'. This seems to me as
>>At first I thought the reason that reset(Y*) is supplied instead of
>>operator=(Y*), is that Y* assignment needs to be explicit (as the
>>constructor is explicit) and operator= doesn't allow explicity (is
>>such a word?). But if this assumtion is correct, then there is
>>contradiction between the constructor for auto_ptr, which is explicit,
>>and the operator= for auto_ptr, which is not explicit. Am I talking
> No, you make a lot of sense, and reset(auto_ptr&) indeed seems more
> consistent than operator=. But it's too late to change that now. :-)

Then I guess I'll have to live with it... :-)

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