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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: 2012-07-05 12:22:12

On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 2:31 PM, Luke Elliott <lukester_null_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> 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?
> Performance of boost.format is not important; of strings themselves it
> very much is.

Right. So what exactly is the problem?
Return type of format::str()?


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