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From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-17 13:57:37

On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 02:23:11PM +0200, Matthias Kaeppler wrote:
> Hm, by the way (this is more a general question):
> Since it will obviously take some time for this functor to make it into
> boost officially, what would you recommend for me to do now?
> I just edited compare.hpp already to feature an is_iless functor (no big
> deal) and it works just fine. But using a self-modified version of a
> library file in my program is not such a good idea right?
> If you were me, would you put that functor into a separate file until
> it's officialy in boost, or just edit the original boost file in
> /usr/include/boost/<...> and "pretend" it would already be in the library?

It is your code tree, so it is purely up to you to make decision. But I would
suggest to make your functor unrelated to a boost tree and potentialy to
replace it in the future with the boost version.

This way you have the best probability to avoid conflicts.


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