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Subject: Re: [boost] [Block Pointer] make_block
From: Phil Bouchard (philippe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-03 22:47:20

On 5/3/2011 6:32 PM, Gregory Crosswhite wrote:
> I really want to emphasize this again since it is so important: a user
> considering using your library is not going to care about all of the
> fancy technical details behind it, he or she will want to know what
> kinds of problems it solves and how specifically it can be used to solve
> them, and you spend almost no time talking about this. Your library can
> be the greatest piece of code in the world but if it takes forever for
> anyone to learn how to use it then nobody will bother because there are
> plenty of "good enough" libraries out there that don't require as much
> trouble.

A comparison with shared_ptr should be helpful since everybody now
should know shared_ptr (I'm basically expecting a user to know the


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