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Subject: Re: [boost] Adding polymorphic_value to boost
From: Zach Laine (whatwasthataddress_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-11-20 18:29:14

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 12:23 PM, Jonathan Coe via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> > On 20 Nov 2017, at 17:59, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> >
> > Two classes instead of one is not without its downsides, since they are
> very similar in both appearance in behavior, but on the plus side, this
> allows us to make the interface of the pointer class unapologetically
> pointer-like and the interface of the value class... well, as
> value-not-pointer-like as possible, which isn't much due to op->, but
> still. :-)
> >
> >
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> I’m proposing adding polymorphic_value to boost, not cloned_ptr. My
> submission to boost is intended to mirror my submission to the C++
> standards committee.

To answer the proximate question, LEWG wanted nothing to do with clone_ptr,
whether or not it is designed to support or interoperate with
polymorphic_value. Jonathan, please correct me if I'm wrong.


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