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From: Seska Peel (seskapeel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-28 06:54:08

> What this approach can't do is to produce subviews
> of intermediate types as you also request, since typeid(x)
> returns a type_info object referring to the final class
> of x.
> Does this help?

Well, it's better than my current version. Still it lacks the
intermediate type views, and that's a must. So it helps showing me
that I should have used multi_index from the start, but not how I can
add this feature. Yet it's really nice to have an elaborate answer.

After thinking a bit more on the "scope" improvement I was explaining
in my last post, it turns out this is something I'll need to implement
right now. So I'll add an even more complex feature to this container,
that would be to add some kind of path (say
GamesIDo/MyFirstGame/Level1) so that resources could be shared among
several levels (as instance a character reaching the end of a level
... the entire level would have to be unloaded, whereas the character
would need to be kept, so the character resource would be in
GamesIDo/MyFirstGame/). Queries on this container could take an
additional input path to speed things up.

This is something actually missing for our whole industry.



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