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From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-20 05:22:21

Andy Little wrote:
> "Thorsten Ottosen" wrote

>>I'm not sure it is worth speculating too much about coupling. The
>>function will implicitly depend on the interface of basic_ptree<>
>>anyway. So there is no reason to hide that fact.
> The only resaon for the char_type traits parameter is for stream I/O though isnt
> it? IOW because of this coupling each ptree type can only be serialised to a
> stream parameterised on one char type. You cannot therefore have a wide string
> ptree loaded from a char file for example.
>>I consider this interface most elegant (because ADL also works):
>>namespace boost
>> template< class Traits >
>> void read_xml( std::basic_istream<typename Traits::char_type>& str,
>> basic_ptree<Traits>& tree,
>> int flags = 0 );
> ADL also works ...
> namespace boost
> {
> template< class Traits , typename Char>
> void read_xml( std::basic_istream<Char>& str,
> basic_ptree<Traits>& tree,
> int flags = 0 );
> }

I see you point, but I'm not qualified to tell you if it makes sense
for Char and Traits::char_type to be different.



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