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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.

Robert Ramey

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