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From: Emil Dotchevski (emil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-01 17:38:00

> Would this not break all code currently using the templated allocator
> version of boost::function? I would call that not at all appropriate for a
> dot release, and should be avoided outright if possible.

I apologize I meant 1.35 but now I see that it was naive to think it
could happen that soon. My understanding is that Doug himself wanted
the new allocator semantics for boost::function merged into Boost, but
perhaps we should have a discussion first.

About breaking user code -- yes, it's a breaking change but I think
that most people will not be affected, because using allocators with
boost::function is not very practical with the legacy allocator
semantics, and switching to the new allocator semantics is trivial.

It is also possible to introduce a macro that switches the legacy
allocator semantics on (the allocator change affects only 2 hpp

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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