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Re: (OT) Re: memory management

Keith Lucas wrote:

On a more serious take:

> I've tried it and honestly wouldn't recommend it. For one thing, a base
> object heavyweight enough to support persistence and so on is probably
> overkill for the kinds of lightweight objects you want to be throwing around
> inside the program (bear in mind you're going to want to return things by
> value sometimes).

Personally, here's my base object:

class Object {
  virtual ~Object {};

Is that lightweight enough for you? Does two things: enables general
containers by having a type compatible with all the other ones and makes
destructor works correctly (damn C++, why isn't "virtual" the friggin'

Pierre Phaneuf
Ludus Design, http://ludusdesign.com/
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