From: Lois Goldthwaite (loisg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-10 07:03:18
I've often thought it would add to the intuitive obviosity of this
algorithm if it had been named copy_removing_if instead!
> Message: 25
> Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 16:29:12 -0500 (EST)
> From: "John E. Potter" <jpotter_at_[hidden]>
> Subject: Re: copy_if
> On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> > I just went through the SGI STL site looking for an algorithm fitting
> > the following description:
> > Given a sequence s, a predicate p, and an output iterator r,
> > copies the elements e of s for which p(e) is true to the range
> > beginning with r.
> remove_copy_if(b, e, r, notP);
> Make a copy of what is left after removing the things for which
> notP is true.
> Intuitively obvious to the most casual observer ;-)
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