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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Design Improvements (was Boost.Move vs Copy-on-Write timings)
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-04 19:30:29

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On 05/04/2010 02:01 PM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:

>> I'm not sure I understand what you're suggesting. If views are the same
>> as my integers, then they're essentially the same as base_integer as
>> well, so that's what I'm already doing. Or am I missing something?
> They do not own anything, they're simply thin wrappers on top of the
> pointer, and you can construct them from the pointer and whatever
> information you need as well.
> That way the user does not need to allocate his memory with dynamic
> memory allocation -- or even with your type -- to run your arbitrary
> precision algorithms.

I see. Close to what I have, but not exactly. Pretty much the same as
what Jeffrey Hellrung was suggesting, then. I'd planned on something
like that... with any luck, I can get some of that done tonight, I won't
have much time to work on the library tomorrow.
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