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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.utility]
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-26 10:58:38

GMan wrote:
> Ok, so what's the point of making it impossible to
> instantiate more than one
> class? Yeah, I get it, you don't need more than one global
> service; so don't
> make more than one instance. My argument is that you never
> truly need to *stop* the instantiation of a class.

More than one instance can lead to unwanted contention, failed synchronization, resource overallocation, etc. If one assumes a single instance, those things are easier to manage.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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