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Re: Std-Proposals Digest, Vol 17, Issue 4

From: Bjorn Reese <breese_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 9 Aug 2020 15:10:39 +0200
On 2020-08-09 04:20, Jason McKesson via Std-Proposals wrote:

> More lenient rules start us down the road towards "object" no longer
> meaning anything. To just having typed pointers and references to
> bytes. And while I know that's a road that some people want to go
> down, the road we're currently on allows for useful things like static
> analysis, lifetime analysis for objects, and so forth.

There is ongoing work in this area, such as P1631R1 "Object detachment
and attachment" [1]. Its use cases include shared memory, memory-mapped
files, object transmission, and object relocation.

[1] https://isocpp.org/files/papers/P1631R1.pdf

Received on 2020-08-09 08:14:05