Apache and standard C++ library

Paolo Carlini pcarlini@suse.de
Tue May 17 11:53:00 GMT 2005

Mike Hearn wrote:

>If you want to improve basic_string in a non-compatible way then why not
>introduce a new string class that works in the way you want, as a GNU
>extension which can be easily selected between using typedefs or somesuch?
This we are going to do anyway, here and elsewhere, but it's not the
very same thing. Otherwise, why standardizing, in the first place? And
basic_string is only a very simple example, of course.


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