Apache and standard C++ library

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr@integrable-solutions.net
Tue May 17 19:06:00 GMT 2005

Paolo Carlini <pcarlini@suse.de> writes:

| 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.

yeah. I hope we will avoid offering vendor lock-ins as correction of
mistakes we made in previous round.

-- Gaby

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