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From: Vinnie Falco (vinnie.falco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-09-13 14:42:25

On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 6:50 AM Roberto Hinz <robhz786_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> You are right. Thanks for the comments

Please don't take any of these comments as discouragement. Quite the
opposite they are well intended with a goal of progress in mind. There
have been a chorus of voices clamoring for "a better std::ostream" and
it has been the subject of a few papers. Offering users better
versions or replacements for standard library types such as
std::ostream lands squarely within the purview of the Boost Libraries.
There is already precedent for this, such as
boost::system::error_category and boost::shared_ptr, both of which are
superior to their standard library equivalents.

However any proposed replacement needs to address the body of work
that has already been done in this area. What makes it better or more


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