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From: Ares Lagae (ares.lagae_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-30 11:44:19

Richard Hadsell wrote:

> myself, but one of my colleagues tried to use it for binary files. He
> found it very difficult (or impossible) to use the insertion and
> extraction operators to handle binary format. I don't know how he
> solved the problem, but I will suggest that he look at a new
> binary_iostreams library, if it is ever accepted and released.

The binary_iostreams library does not try to modify the traditional
iostreams classes, because this is indeed very difficult or impossible. The
binary_iostreams library is a new hierarchy of classes developed to be very
similar to the iostreams hierarchy. The actual implementation is quite

Best regards,

Ares Lagae
Computer Graphics Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

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