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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for help in porting colony to boost from experienced container boost dev
From: Soul Studios (matt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-28 23:38:37

> On Fri, Aug 28, 2015, [Matt] wrote:
>> I do understand the issue and want to address it, so to be clear, you are
>> talking about wrapping the following and other rebinds:
> Yes.
>> I get that using allocator_traits seems to be the preferred C++11 way of
>> doing things but I don't know why?
> It's because a conforming C++11 custom allocator does not need to
> provide certain members. it is designed to be used through
> std::allocator_traits which will infer those members from what the
> allocator does provide.
>> Also can I use boost::allocator_traits to do the same thing in
>> C++0x-friendly code?
> Yes. :-) boost::allocator_traits is a perfectly reasonable way to have
> the same thing in C++03 friendly code.

Gotcha -
thank you so much for your response, it is much appreciated :)

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