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Subject: [boost] [move] Library uploaded to sandbox
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-17 17:00:43

Hi to all,

I've uploaded a new version of the move emulation library to sandbox.
I've put it temporarily in "move_semantics" folder to avoid overwriting
current move code.

I've put some quickbook documentation whose introduction is based in the
article "A Brief Introduction to Rvalue References" by Hinnant,
Stroustrup, Kozicki.

The library needs specially modified Interprocess containers (and
Intrusive because of dependences), which I've also uploaded to sandbox.
The examples show how movable only values can be inserted into containers.

For those that don't like svn sandbox (I'm one of them) I've also put
the code and the documentation here:

And online documentation also here:

The documentation is not in english, it's in my own english dialect so
be careful when reading ;-) Patches and corrections welcome. I've
documented some functions to create a little boostbook reference.

I've invested some precious time in the library and testing different
approaches to see if it plays well with containers but I would like to
hear some comments on whether the direction is acceptable and if I
should spend more time on it. If someone else with more time wants to
continue the library, please do it! ;-)

I've personally added to the library all that I've seen useful for
move-aware containers, so it might lack some features (move aware
algorithms, for example).

Anyway, my opinion is that we need some move library, better now than
later even if it's too basic, so that we can unify all redundant move
emulation that we already have in boost libraries. I hope this is a step
in the right direction.



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