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From: Vladimir.Batov_at_[hidden]
Date: 2008-03-31 15:43:25

"Aaron W. LaFramboise" <aaronrabiddog51_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Vladimir.Batov_at_[hidden] wrote:
> > The code is in the Boost Vault called
> I haven't looked at your library, but one thing you need to do to get
> buy-in for this library is provide a comparison with the pimpl_ptr
> library that was proposed and rejected.
> My perception of the primary reason the library failed is that, despite
> being a basically sound library, it didn't work in the ways people
> wanted it to.

Yes, I looked at that proposed implementation. Unfortunately, the major
deficiency of it IMHO was that it was sacrificing implementation hiding
(the main pimpl property) for the sake of generalization. I think I cover
that in the docs at

> It would be useful if you could summarize the vital details of your
> library, along with a comparison to the previous proposal, and other
> similar libraries, in your announcement message.

I hope I cover that at


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