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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in Base2/16/32/64 Encoding Library?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-07-08 11:53:56

Lars Viklund wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 08, 2012 at 10:48:48AM +0200, Tim Blechmann wrote:
>>> I would like to know if there is interest in incorporating a generic
>>> Base2/16/32/64 encoding library into Boost.
>> it would be great if that could be added to as filters to
>> boost.iostreams ... it is listed on this wiki page [1], which seems
>> to be some kind of todo list.
> Not only, I hope.
> I for one do not wish to depend on such a massive library full of
> things I really do not care about, just to get such fundamental
> transformations.
> I'd prefer a freestanding Boost library that Iostreams could be made
> to trivially depend on to implement its filters.

On could implement this as a standard conforming code_convert facet which
then be attached to any stream. Actually there might be
room in boost for a code_convert facet library based on
composed/nested iteratator adaptors.

Robert Ramey

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