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Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-25 08:56:12

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:43:56 -0500
Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>>> Sure, however I personally don't see the value of making the
>>> encoding an intrinsic property of a string object. [...]
>> Then I think we have different purposes, and I'll absent myself from
>> this part of the discussion after this reply.
> I think there *might* be a miscommunication here. IIUC, Dean is
> saying that he doesn't necessarily see a reason that a string's
> encoding needs to be exposed in its interface.

Yes, and I think I see what he has in mind, vaguely. But it's a
different vision than what I'm developing -- better or worse, I don't
know, just different.

Chad Nelson
Oak Circle Software, Inc.

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