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From: Kevlin Henney (Kevlin.Henney_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-01-15 04:16:38

Andy Sawyer skulduggered:
>Someone might argue that array<T,N> actually _does_ satisfy constant time
>swap, since the numer of operations required is the same for all instances
>of array<T,N> (bearing in mind that array<T,N+1> is a different type to
>array<T,N>). This would, of course, be skulduggery of the highest order...

The best kind!

That said, I can't see that it is anything but a true and accurate
observation, albeit a little subtle and devious. So perhaps constant time
plus a footnote to clarify?


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