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Subject: Re: [boost] GIL io_new review
From: Christian Henning (chhenning_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-13 11:20:12

Hi Phil,

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Phil Endecott
<spam_from_boost_dev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi Lubomir,
> Lubomir Bourdev wrote:
>> I think the discussion here is not free functions vs classes but whether
>> or not to maintain a state. Please note that both you and Christian use
>> classes to maintain the state; Christian simply wraps the classes into free
>> functions for simple things like read and write an entire image. But to do
>> something more complicated, such as read the image in parts, one can simply
>> build that functionality using the classes directly.
> I've not noticed these classes and this functionality in Christian's code;
> could you point out which code you're referring to?

Each backend defines a reader< format_tag > class which is derived
from reader_base. Same goes for when writing images.

Does that answer your question?


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