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Subject: Re: [boost] [string_ref] [utility] Add string_view?
From: Zach Laine (whatwasthataddress_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-06 09:21:33

On Sun, Jul 5, 2015 at 7:34 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Boost has shipped string_ref since 1.53. See
> In the meantime, the C++ committee has shipped a final version, named
> string_view, in the Library Fundamentals TS. See
> In addition to the name change, the interface in the TS more closely mimics
> the std::basic_string interface.
> I'd really like to see the final TS basic_string_view added to Boost so I
> can start using it now. Using basic_string_ref, and then later having to
> rename all uses, is less attractive. I suspect others may feel the same
> way.

Yes, we do! I already have people at work asking me if I know when this
will be available. I think just about anyone who wants to pass strings in
interfaces can make use of this somehow. The sooner, the better.


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