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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [serialization] object tracking for shared strings
From: Nils Krumnack (nils_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-17 15:49:45

>> I'd be happy to help by writing serialization code, where it does not
>> exists and I know the library. I am just not sure if it gets
>> accepted
>> or will just be a waste of effort. I remember someone floated code
>> for serializing filesystem::path objects on this mailing list an
>> eternity ago, which was never incorporated into a stable release.
> If you need to serialize something you have to write the code.
> If you like what you've done you can uploaded it to the vault. A
> few people have done this.
> Adding to a stable release is a whole 'nother thing. It requires
> that the package work for all archives, tests which pass on
> almost all compilers and documentation. Turns out this is
> a lot more effort than most people can justify. But, all this
> doesn't apply if it's just added to the vault.
> There is serialization for flyweight in the sandbox. However
> it was implemented in a way which required changes in the
> base library and it's interface. I couldn't accept this. But the
> code is still there if anyone cares to check it out.

I might come back to you on that. I have been thinking for a while of
contributing something to boost, and this would be much more
manageable than a whole library.


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