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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: "Pluggable Memory"
Date Sat, 01 Oct 2005 01:15:24 GMT
Martin Sebor wrote:
> Lance Diduck wrote:
>> To all: Here is an issue that may impact stdcxx.
> I skimmed the paper but I suspect I'll need to re-read it and spend
> some time playing with the proposed classes to get a better
> understanding of it. I'll try to do that before the end of the month
> (i.e., before the October WG21 meeting) and post my feedback here.

Okay, I've re-read Pablo's paper and the comp.std.c++ thread (below)
and here are my first thoughts:

I agree that the allocator model has serious problems and I like some
(although not all) aspects of the proposed solution. I have serious
reservations about switching from stateless to polymorphic allocators
as the default. I also share Howard's concern about the extent of the
proposed changes to the library. In addition, intuitively I feel that
it should be possible to solve the general problem in a less invasive


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