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Subject: [boost] [compond_file_binary] Gauging interest in a possible library submission.
From: À Â (tarmik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-30 09:15:42

Hi, all.
Is there any interest in a cross-platform C++ library which allows to
create/read/write binary compound files?

Briefly, compound file is filesystem for storing files and directories
within a single file on a disk. Initially compound file format is
developed by Microsoft and now is the part of Microsoft's Open
Specifications Documentation. Compound files are used across various
platforms and applications, and not restricted by some specific domain. In
general, any application can store information in such a way. I've found
on the Internet interest in such library and decided to implement it.

Additional information can be found here:

Article on the Wikipedia:

Benefits of Compound Files:

[MS-CFB] Open specification for compound files:

Alexander Voitenko.

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