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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-20 07:42:03

"Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> The only use I can see is that you at run-time can ensure that some
>> application generated paths (e.g. path(root / "mysubdir")) are
>> portable but why base an entire library on such a small thing.
> It's a big thing to me.

It's clear there are two usage models, then, because I have the same
experience as Martin does. It's unfortunate that the filesystem
library is biased towards one model and makes the other one difficult
to work with.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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