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Subject: Re: [boost] GSoC Proposal Preparation For Encoding Awared String
From: Artyom (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-28 04:33:26

> On 26.03.2011 22:49, Soares Chen wrote:
> > One simple question to ask: May I know why is your class holding
> > shared_ptr<basic_string<>> as the private member instead of simply
> > basic_string<>? If I'm not wrong, basic_string<> is already a smart
> > pointer to the underlying buffer and most implementation offers handy
> > COW semantics.
> On the contrary, the only CoW string I know is that from GCC's libstdc++,
> and that one will have to change: C++0x prohibits CoW implementations of

Almost All implementations I know (but MSVC) use CoW strings, GCC, HP, SunCC
and more.

Shame on C++0x that CoW was removed for really irrelevant reasons.



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