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Subject: Re: [boost] [boost::endian] Summary of discussion #1
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-04 13:55:55

vicente.botet wrote:
> Rob Stewart wrote:
> > as you've used it, a "pack" is a collection or holder of
> > things. Hence, it doesn't work in this context because the
> > type in question holds a single integer type of some number
> > of bits/octets.
> The Beman's unaligned version contains a number of octes not
> an integer.
> char m_value[n_bits/8];

Hmmm. "octet_pack" could work; that fits my notion of a "pack." I'd still like "endian" to be part of the name or namespace if it does the implicit endianness conversions; boost::endian::octet_pack, for example.

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

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