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Subject: Re: [boost] [outcome] expected<T&>, result<T&>
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-25 22:01:47

Gottlob Frege wrote:

> Some committee members want references to work one way, some want it to
> work another, ...

More specifically, some want in

    T t1, t2;
    expected<T&> e1( t1 ), e2( t2 );

    e1 = e2;

t1 to be assigned t2, whereas others want e1 to start pointing to t2.
Similarly for e1 = t2.

> so we should *never* support references.

Sounds like a good plan to me.

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