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Subject: Re: [boost] [move] Library uploaded to sandbox
From: Howard Hinnant (hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-18 09:48:07

On Feb 17, 2009, at 5:00 PM, Ion Gaztañaga wrote:

> 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.

This looks very nice Ion, thanks.


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