> > > Maybe this sounds naive (I'm not very experienced with C/C++ nonetheless STL), > > but could Jarl use STL for the BL? > > Not unless the BL switches to C++. Correct. With wont be possible unless there will be hundereds of manhours spend in porting the code. Something I wont be doing.. > The STL (as the name implies) is heavily > based on templates, a C++ only feature. I think all the glib types have an > equivalent in the STL (lists, trees, ...). Yes, besides portability glib provides lists\trees\memory management and many other enhancements of the kinda old C library.