Subject: Re: [boost] [partly OT] Re: [review queue] What to do about the library review queue?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-16 18:47:06
On 3/16/17 11:22 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Oswin Krause wrote:
>> I sometimes wish those libraries got never adopted for this reason.
> is baffling. You do know that boost::shared_ptr predates std::shared_ptr
> by many years (the page above is from 2003) and is in fact the reason
> there is std::shared_ptr? That we made std::shared_ptr happen? How on
> Earth not adopting it would have made things better?
Actually, this raises the issue as to what's the point of adding
something to the standard which is already effectively standardized.
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