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Subject: Re: [boost] [utility] new auto_buffer class --- RFC
From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2009-03-05 22:24:22

On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 18:29, Thorsten Ottosen
<thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I do not want to supply the whole interface of vector.

Why not?

> For the
> operations that they have in common, it is almost a drop-in replacement.
> I say almost, because this class is really about speed, and often don't
> allow overlapping ranges, assignment to *this etc. The exception-safety
> guarantees might also be weaker if it hurts performance.

I think anything that's an "almost" needs an explicit rationale. I
really don't, for example, see why the self-assignment check is worth

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