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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-21 17:37:17

Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:

> scope_guard is exactly what I was looking for here.
> Its too bad, though, that the syntax for it really isn't that great.
> One thing I don't like to see in a design of a reusable component is
> something that requires a lot of structure that doesn't have anything
> to do with the problem domain.

Ideally we would have built-in lamba expressions.

> In any case, would it be possible to move scope_guard to a place where
> users may legitimately use it, rather than detail? Is there a
> particular reason that arbitrary code shouldn't use it, or that its
> interface may change in the future, any more than any other documented
> Boost interface?

After it's moved into detail, there will have to be a fast track review before
it is an official library.

>> I don't see why you need boost::function


> scope_guard pretty much reimplements what boost::function provides by
> itself.

Boost.Function adds an extra level of indirection and possibly a dynamic
allocation that isn't needed here.

> Aaron W. LaFramboise


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