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Re: [std-proposals] Allow chaining of -> for normal pointers

From: Frederick Virchanza Gotham <cauldwell.thomas_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2023 19:24:19 +0000
On Sun, Jan 8, 2023 at 4:05 AM Thiago Macieira via Std-Proposals
<std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Please give a reason why this should have been considered. And please give a
> reason why this should be considered *now* when the current paradigm is to
> avoid raw pointers as much as possible and instead use smart pointer wrappers
> of one sort or another.

I've written a paper today entitled "Exhaustive Dereferencing in C++",
I've attached it to this email and you can also download it from:


I'm going to be honest . . . it took me hours and hours to get the
C++11 implementation of 'xdref' to work.

Received on 2023-01-08 19:24:31