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Subject: Re: [boost] Stack-based vector container
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-28 19:58:02

At Tue, 28 Dec 2010 18:36:46 -0500,
David Bergman wrote:
> Greg,
> What you are doing here is to mix two (presumably...) orthogonal
> aspects, in that you bake in the allocation policy in the vector
> interface.
> In fact, a "static allocator" to be used in cases like std::vector
> was discussed at length on this list a year ago (or was it two
> years?)

Yeah, an allocator with some internal storage that falls back to the
heap when it's exausted would allow std::vector's to essentially use
the "small string optimization."

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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