The central component of the library is the
class template. Instances of this class are property trees. It is parametrized
on key and data type, and key comparison policy;
are typedefs of
using predefined combinations of template parameters. Property tree is basically
a somewhat simplified standard container (the closest being std::list), plus
a bunch of extra member functions. These functions allow easy and effective
access to the data stored in property tree. They are various variants of
Additionally, there is a
function to access node data directly.
template synopsis for more information.