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Subject: Re: [boost] [Memory Managed Pointer] Review Request
From: Phil Bouchard (philippe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-25 17:25:22

On 4/25/2011 1:51 PM, Jeremy Maitin-Shepard wrote:
> Arguably mm_ptr is a bit too generic: managed is a rather general term
> that would seem to encompass a wide range of potential strategies, of
> which your library implements just one. I'm not sure what the best term
> might be, but the "union" behavior does seem to be a key characteristic.

A key characteristic of mm_ptr is its real-time behavior and could
consequently be renamed to rt_ptr or real_ptr for example.

On the other hand if garbage collection was to be implemented I'm sure
gc_ptr would fit better than mm_ptr.


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