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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Pointer Plus Bits Behavior and Interface
From: Andrew Sutton (andrew.n.sutton_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-15 11:52:19

> > Contrary to what I've just said, you could implement comparisons using
> the
> > pointers alone and excluding the bits. I think this would be reasonable.
> > Consider a comparison to nullptr (or (void*)0).
> >
> >
> Would it be better to make the pointer_plus_bits convertible to a boolean
> based on the value of the pointer being stored? This would allow it to be
> more like to a pointer being that you could, as many people do, put it
> inside of an if statement to check to see if its null.

Actually, yes. I think that would be a better idea :)

Andrew Sutton

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