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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] string "quoting"
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-15 13:54:16

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Phil Richards
<news_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> If the three suggested quoting routines are provided (by whatever
> mechanism: clever, dumb; generic, or otherwise) as non-filesystem
> specific conversions, then filesystem can use them.
> The advantage of them not being in boost::filesystem is that other
> people will be able to find and use them too (for non-filesystem
> specific things).
> I have a feeling that there are a number of useful general-purpose
> utility things hidden away inside specific libraries (sometimes as
> detail).  It would be shame to add to that tally.

Agreed. Once I've templatized my current prototype, I'll put together
some brief docs to see if folks are interested.

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