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From: Nicola Musatti (Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-04 18:18:17

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Sorry for not following the thread properly, just a quick note:
>>>> (e.g. serialization support for core libraries should be supplied by
>>>> serialization and not core [as I believe it is now, at least in many
>>>> cases]).
> This is not right. Serialization support for class X should be provided by
> X.hpp and it must be possible to do this without depending on any other
> header.

I don't agree, except in the rare cases where serialization is one of
the core responsibilities of the class. The one thing that I realize is
often unavoidable is providing the serialization mechanism access to a
class's private state and I consider this rather unfortunate.

Nicola Musatti

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