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From: Jason Turner (lefticus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-06 19:33:26

On 3/6/07, Steven Watanabe <steven_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Jason Turner <lefticus <at>> writes:
> > <snip>
> >
> You should not store a pointer you should store
> a value. If users need a pointer then they
> can specify it explicitly.
> active_object::active_object<TestClass> ao;

I agree, in principal, and it was my original intention. However, a
design goal was to make sure that any existing class could work with
active_object and your above example does not allow for a specific
constructor to be called. I guess, however, now that I think about it,
if the user needs to call the not-default constructor he can store a

> The << operator is not appropriate. A function is better
> ao.execute(boost::function1<int,TestClass *>(&TestClass::getInt));
> You could use operator() but that might still be
> confusing.
> ao(boost::function1<int,TestClass *>(&TestClass::getInt));
> Ideally you want
> a0->getInt();
> But this is not possible. Another possibility is
> (ao->*&TestClass::getInt)();

I also considered something along the lines of:


What is your thought on that?

> In Christ,
> Steven Watanabe


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