From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-03 01:22:31
"Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote...
>> "Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> > news:uoevvp58d.fsf_at_boost-consulting.com...
>> >> "Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> >> > I think range is perfectly fine; short and elegant; no matter
>> >> > what of the proposed names that are chosen, an exact
>> >> > definition is required...the name itself will never tell the
>> >> > whole store. Eg. half_open_range don't tell me which end is
>> >> > open and which is closed.
>> >> AFAIK, there's little use for the mirror image half-open range.
>> > what is that ?
>> Open at the beginning and closed at the end.
> so what's your point.?
That "half open range" can safely be used to indicate the one that's
closed at the beginning, as it has become common practice to do.
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