Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Nevin Liber (nevin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-21 16:31:16
On 21 January 2011 10:55, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Do you want to prevent
> 1. wholesale mutation such as
> x = y
> x += y
> or just
> 2. per-char mutation such as
> x = 'a'
Eliminating #2 but not #1 would force c_str() to make a (possibly tracked)
copy, to avoid #2 on its internal buffer (due to the trailing '\0' byte).
-- Nevin ":-)" Liber <mailto:nevin_at_[hidden]> (847) 691-1404
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