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Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-27 11:55:02


On 1/27/2011 6:11 AM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
>> It's like std::auto_ptr being deprecated along with the interfaces of
>> dozens of other libraries. If boost::string is a really well
>> implemented string that does things really really well, then I don't
>> see why std::string can't be deprecated in favor of an arguably better
>> but certainly different string paradigm.
> That's a bad analogy. std::auto_ptr was deprecated, but not
> in favor of another std::auto_ptr but rather by std::shared_ptr.

Err, unique_ptr is closer to auto_ptr.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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