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From: jsiek_at_[hidden]
Date: 2000-06-20 13:48:20

David Abrahams writes:
> And one more piece of bad news:
> 1. the iterator_helpers are still broken because with a non-const value type
> and a const pointer type you get a non-const iterator, because:
> 2. dereferenceable<> is arguably still broken because it takes a value_type
> parameter instead of a pointer (type) parameter
> Fixing problem 2 involves breaking backward-compatibility. I don't think
> there's a clever fix for this problem. I'm inclined to fearlessly make the
> fix, but I need guidance from the group on what to do about it.

I'd suggest going ahead with the fix. I use dereferenceable<> a lot,
but it was easy to update all the uses.



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