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From: Corrado Zoccolo (czoccolo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-20 14:22:49

You can have a look at the optional polymorphic value object in the vault (
In the accompaining examples (, there is a sample
re-implementation of boost::any that benefits from the small object
optimization guaranteed by the polymorphic container.

Corrado *
On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 1:39 PM, Sergei Politov <spolitov_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> As far as I understand it is possible to use in boost::any techniques
> similar to
> boost::function. I.e. split virtual behavior and actual data. It will help
> to
> avoid heap allocation while copying boost::any with stored small objects.
> What do you think about adding it to next releases of boost?
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