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From: Howard Hinnant (hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-08 13:19:32

John E. Potter wrote on 1/8/2001 12:25 PM
>Sorry for using "the". Everyone knows that THE slist is SGI slist and
>it is used in THE (sgi) hash containers. Better work on your
>marketing. :)

No Kidding! :-)

>Seriously, I will try to watch myself on that. Does Metrowerks have

Yup, the full compliment: slist, hash_set, hash_multiset, hash_map, and
hash_multimap. They are largely, but not 100% compatible with the SGI
versions. One big difference is that they live in namespace Metrowerks
instead of namespace std (Pro 6 and later). This is in anticipation that
there will eventually be std::versions of these containers, and that the
Metrowerks::versions won't be exactly the same as the std::versions. So
we will support both versions for a while to give people time to adjust.
There are other variations and additions to the SGI interface.

Darin Adler wrote on 1/8/2001 1:10 PM
>Howard cautioned me to not quote the SGI source code in
>email messages, for example.

Actually I thought that was about Metrowerks source code quotes in
newsgroup postings. No matter, we appreciate the careful handling and
respect that is shown for Metrowerks property.


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