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Subject: Re: [boost] [Memory Managed Pointer] Review Request
From: Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. (jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-25 19:05:59

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Phil Bouchard <philippe_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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.

I'll suggest shared_set_ptr, or something along those lines, but I've still
only taken a cursory glance (I aim to look at it in more detail soon).

- Jeff

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