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Re: RS274X file format.
Dick Hollenbeck <dick@...>
Fri, 01 May 2009 18:35:30 -0500
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Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
This is why I have been using wxList and wxArray instead of C++ list and
I don't share your enthusiasm for these two containers.
There is little standard about C++ if <vector> is not.
In fact I would even disagree with you. wxString is reasonable because
it is unicode and work with the gui functions. Beyond that using
standard C++ containers is entirely safe and likely gives you an easier
path to a different GUI library. Say somebody wanted to go to QT
Well I came back here and see that I said nothing about C++ list. If
the object being put on a list is an object derived from our
base_struct, then we have our DLIST<> stuff and that is the list type to
C++ list actually requires two memory allocations for each node so I
*never* use it, ever. In fact I never use any linked list framework
which requires more than a single memory allocation per node. Vector
and the boost ptr_vector are way better than C++ list for non
base_struct derived object containers.
For anything of complexity, ptr_vector wins the day, and it is not even
a close call, because all such instantiations share common code based on
std::vector<void*>, and the object can be destroyed automatically via
pointer only at container destruction time. Copy constructors don't
enter in because only a pointer is in the container, not the actual