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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for Feedback on the Singularity Design Pattern
From: Ben Robinson (icaretaker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-28 01:13:58

2011/6/27 Klaim - Joël Lamotte <mjklaim_at_[hidden]>

> Hi,
> ...
> About the interest, I've been using a not-as-generic-and-not-thread-safe
> solution that looks like your's but was still calling it a Singleton
> because
> of the lack of other word (and it does generate a lot of confusion in
> discussions on Singletons). So I'm interested to have this Singularity in
> boost.

So am I. :)

Doesn't Singularity means a lot more than the current context? I know the
> word only from hard science fiction and science related articles; and I'm
> not native english so maybe I don't know simpler meaning than in those
> contexts.

>From the Free Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary:
Definition of SINGULARITY
1 : something that is singular: as
a : a separate unit

I did name my sample object Horizon, which take an Event argument, as a
double entendre. Also, there is always only one horizon, no matter which
celestial body you are on.

Joël Lamotte
> PS : I just tried to get the source code and it seems my company firewall
> forbids the website. Can you expose it in, or
>, or at least send it to me by mail, please? I'm sorry for
> the trouble, in last resort I'll get it once home this night.
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The source is now available on GitHub at:

Thank you,

Ben Robinson, Ph.D.

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