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Subject: Re: [boost] boost::filesystem::path frustration
From: Rob Stewart (robertstewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-27 07:05:39

On Jan 25, 2013, at 6:52 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> IMO paths are abstract entities that aren't necessarily realized in the local filesystem. The results of pure path manipulations must therefore not depend on the state of the local filesystem. Operations accepting paths as input that depend on the local filesystem structure should be seen as operations on the filesystem rather than operations on paths.


I also like the idea that a path is a container of elements.


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