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From: Olaf van der Spek (olafvdspek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-29 13:32:40

On 3/29/06, Pavol Droba <droba_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2006 at 12:55:19AM +0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> > On 3/27/06, Pavol Droba <droba_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > > > Or should all functions (in all applications and libraries) return
> > > > const string instead of just string?
> > >
> > > Well no, you should make a copy and store it into a variable. There is copying there anyway
> > > and if you don't mind returning std::string, you probably don't have problems with performance issues.
> >
> > But that doesn't look nice and introduces additional variables.
> If I find some time, I will have a look. Maybe I'll come up with something.

I'm actually wondering, is this really an issue of the current library?
If so, why does VC8 not give an error/warning?
Could this be a gcc issue instead?

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