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Subject: Re: [boost] ASIO into the standard (was: Re: C++ committee meeting report)
From: Jeffrey Yasskin (jyasskin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-06 05:00:39

On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 2:47 AM, Jonathan Wakely
<jwakely.boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 1 July 2014 22:45, Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
>> I would hope Allocators would be added to ASIO in the standard. It
>> is difficult to limit memory usage without Allocators in embedded
>> systems.
> I hate this recurring theme of "let's take something that works well
> today and then fsck it up by insisting it has allocator support"

We did that with std::experimental::any in Bristol, and it's now
obvious that was a mistake. (Are we getting an NB comment on that and
a wording change to fix it? :) Hopefully that example will help us
reject any future "let's just add an allocator to this" changes that
aren't driven by a well-thought-out argument and an implementation.

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