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Subject: Re: [boost] [format] Any interest in decoupling it from std::basic_string?
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-04 06:22:48

On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 4:56 PM,
<lukester_null_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> For me, avoiding the use of ref-counted G++ strings.

Isn't G++ going to fix their strings?

> g++'s vstring seems to have performance almost as good as STLport's (and
> way better than boost's) from the limited testing I've done.

Does Boost have a string type?

> I should mention that the performance of boost.format is not an issue as
> it's not used in any time critical code - just a while load of pain if
> unable to support alternative strings, hence my hackery.

If performance is not an issue, why would you use another string type?


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