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Re: Fwd: C++ PATCH: PR 20599 (1/3)


On 19 Sep 2006 19:13:29 +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis
<gdr@integrable-solutions.net> wrote:

>Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota@yahoo.com> writes:
>
>[...]
>
>| I, for one, gave up making a proposal for dynamic_bitset, as I think
>| that with the current interface it was an experiment that failed. 
>
>:-/

I'm not sure how to interpret this. I choose not to submit something
which is (in my opinion, of course) flawed in many respects. Are you
implying it would have still been better than nothing?

>The C++ standards process is democratic and bureaucratic,

Yes, I didn't mean to imply otherwise.

>and only the
>small amount of resources donated by volunteers makes it progress.
>Whether that is good or bad, I don't know.  But, I very much prefer it
>to the fast track stuff MS has been using to push things forward.

Aha. Is _that_ the obscure force behind the push for the x=9 in C++0x?

>Here is a list of what the EWG being working on so far
>
>   http://www.open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/docs/papers/2006/n2011.htm
>   http://www.open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/docs/papers/2006/n2051.htm

Yeah. The list is both pleasant and impressive :-) We all have to
thank God for having such a wonderful language and active top-notch
community around it.

--
Genny.


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