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From: Jonathan Biggar (jon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-09 13:14:03

Tom Widmer wrote:
> All that said, operator-> might be a useful convenience for the case
> where you are making only a single call, or you don't care about
> exceptions or efficiency, but the problem is that people may start to
> use it in all cases.

This proposal seems to come up about once a month or so. Seems to me
that we need to beef up the smart_ptr rationale section to explain
better why it isn't a good idea.

Jon Biggar

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