Discussion on: zbor - a CBOR en-/ decoder

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Loris Cro

One approach adopted by some stdlib APIs is to never store the allocator anywhere and ask the user to provide it to any function call that might need it. This way you also avoid paying the (admittedly small) price of storing mutliple copies of the same allocator interface.

Anyway I just wanted to point out some potentially non-obvious design choices that can make sense in Zig.

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David Sugar Author

I really like that idea. Falls apart as soon as one uses more than one allocator for a nested data structure, but should fit my use case. Thanks for the suggestion.