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Subject: Re: [boost] [smart_ptr] shared_ptr template type
From: Gottlob Frege (gottlobfrege_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-17 01:57:05

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 8:40 AM, Frank Mori Hess<frank.hess_at_[hidden]> wrote:
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> On Thursday 16 July 2009, Gottlob Frege wrote:
>> - Maybe a more generic smart_ptr IS what we need (ie towards Loki
>> policy-based SmartPtr).  Particularly since I've seen the same
>> discussion about intrusive_ptr.  Or maybe not.  It is worth
>> considering.  One ptr to rule them all?  (There would still be the
>> specialized smart_ptr and intrusive_ptr of course, for simplicity and
>> compatibility.)
> I suggest searching the archives of this mailing list for background first.
> For example, there were many long threads about this in 2002, for example:

That is somewhat my point - the topic keeps coming up, so maybe we
should finally do it. (Or maybe we need a FAQ saying "don't go

In 2002 there seemed to be lots of policy design discussion. It would
be interesting to know if we've learned anything over the years.


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