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From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-04 12:05:24

Jeff Garland wrote:
> I've been working on a little project where I've had to doing lots of string
> processing, so I decided to put together a string type that wraps up
> boost.regex and boost.string_algo into a string type. I also remember a
> discussion in the LWG about whether the various string algorithms should be
> built in or not -- well consider this a test -- personally I find it easier
> built into the string than as standalone functions.

It might be slightly easier to use at first, but it goes directly
against the spirit of low separation and minimal interfaces.

Not a good idea IMO.


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