Subject: Re: [boost] [RFC] string inserter/extractor "q u o t i n g"
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-18 06:38:38
Beman Dawes wrote:
> To speed the process, I'll just give a progress report rather than
> respond individually prior messages.
Apparently, by virtue of not mentioning my suggestion in this omnibus reply, you rejected my idea of a string algorithm for doing the quoting and unquoting which forms the foundation of the insertion and extraction manipulators. I still think that is the best approach as it doesn't force the use of std::stringstream to get a quoted or unquoted string from an existing string while still supporting the IOStream insertion and extraction needed by Filesystem.
> * I like quote and unquote as the names. Source changed.
Given the name change, my suggestion is for "quoted" as the manipulator -- for both insertion and extraction -- and "quote" and "unquote" for the algorithms.
> * Since these functions are I/O manipulators, and only work in that
> context, I've renamed the header "quote_manip.hpp".
> * Likewise, the library that makes the most sense to add the header
> too is io. So the include path will be <boost/io/quote_manip.hpp>. IO
> is a small library, and targets exactly the same area of the standard
That's reasonable for the manipulators, but the algorithms on which they'd be based, given my suggestion, should be in StringAlgos.
I get a 404 error trying to access that file.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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