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Subject: Re: [boost] [shared_ptr] Design question about make_shared
From: Stephan T. Lavavej (stl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-16 00:44:03

[Emil Dotchevski]
> I wouldn't say that make_shared goes out of its way to be a free
> function -- it is a free function by default, so to speak. You need to
> have an upside to making something a member function, something that
> offsets the price you're paying in terms of coupling.

That's reasonable. Or to put it another way, "don't be bloaty like std::string".


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