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Subject: Re: [boost] [pimpl] No documentation for pointer semantics
From: Vladimir Batov (Vladimir.Batov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-05 19:53:46

On 06/06/2014 09:27 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
> The documentation for "Pimpl with Value Semantics" has:
> "and was deployed in the previous chapter for the Pimpls with pointer
> semantics..."
> but there is no previous chapter about Pimpl with pointer semantics.
> From that point on the documentation of "Pimpl with Value Semantics
> makes no sense to me and I do not know what is being explained.

Yes, the chapter you are referring to says "/std::shared_ptr/ ... was
deployed in the previous chapter". The previous chapter is called
"Getting Started". It says "we would like ... a /Pimpl/-style class with
the /pointer semantics/. That is:". Then it goes on to explain what
Pimpl with /pointer semantics /is and how shared_ptr plays a role there.
Still, I'll try to re-phrase the chapters to clarify. Thank you, Edward.

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