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Subject: Re: [boost] [boost::noncopyable] compiler warnings with the -Weffc++ flags
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-18 21:50:21

on Sun Jun 14 2009, Matt Calabrese <> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 7:25 PM, Daniel Frey <d.frey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 13.06.2009, at 20:27, Matt Calabrese wrote:
>> I haven't looked at it, but as you describe it, it sound as if they should
>> just create their own tag type anyway as they are simply misusing
>> noncopyable.
> I think I agree in calling it a misuse, but I am always afraid to make such
> a statement, especially given that I'm pretty sure Dave created both
> noncopyable and the class_ interface.

I did.

> IMO, boost::noncopyable should not be the tag used with class_,

I'm not really sure there's a better name for what it does. Why should
a different tag be used?

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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