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Christoph & Ursula Grein <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 11 Mar 1999 21:23:09 +0100
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John P. Woodruff schrieb:
> Thank you for sharing your work on safe pointers.  I have read your article
> with interest (and, since there is no chance I would have seen it in the
> forthcoming Ada Europe publication, I am particularly pleased that you
> posted your work here.)
>
> I also downloaded your example program (a-safp.zip). I have to report
> however that (unless I have made a blunder) the test program is not
> complete.  The package test_support is not supplied in the archive.

Also Bryce Bardin pointed this out, thanx.

> Since the product that you built is evidently quite worthwhile, I hope you
> will share the complete item.  Please consider placing this announcement on
> the Usenet group comp.lang.ada where even more interested folks can see it.
>
>
>
> >Some time ago, there was a discussion about smart pointers and reference
> >counting. About a year ago or so, I wrote a paper about safe pointers that
> >deals with exactly this kind of access type handling.
> >I submitted it for publication to the Ada Europe periodical in August last
> >year.
> >I didn't take part in the discussion in this group because I wanted first to
> >get the acknowledgment that the paper would be published.
> >Now finally I got the confirmation that it will be published in the July
> >issue.
> >So this will have taken one year :-(
> >
> >You can download a preview of this paper and look at my version of reference
> >counting @
> >
> >    http://home.T-Online.de/home/Christ-Usch.Grein/a-safp.zip
> >
> >Christoph Grein
> >Member of Ada Germany
> >
> >http://home.T-Online.de/home/Christ-Usch.Grein
> >[log in to unmask]
>
>
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> John Woodruff                                   N I F   \ ^ /
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>

I'm desolated for this oversight. I've uploaded to my site the hopefully now
complete source. Have fun.

BTW: You have to go directly to
    http://home.T-Online.de/home/Christ-Usch.Grein/a-safp.zip
because it's not linked from my homepage. It will be as soon as the paper has
appeared in Ada User Journal.

Christoph Grein
Member of Ada Germany

http://home.T-Online.de/home/Christ-Usch.Grein
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