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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-23 16:08:39

Jeff Garland <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I, for one, am happy they have made the effort to provide a common way to do
> this in C++. It's even more amazing to me that their's virtually no loss of
> efficiency.

Not virtually. According to the best measurements we have, there's
just plain no loss of efficiency. If you believe the numbers, there
might even be an efficiency gain.

> It's only thru this sort of experimentation and effort that
> programming practices can be improved. I'd eventually like to see a
> language feature, but that's a different discussion....

Quite so.

Dave Abrahams
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