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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-20 17:51:21

At 05:25 PM 1/20/2001 -0500, David Abrahams wrote:

>boost/array adds an extra template parameter to std::reverse_iterator
>if BOOST_MSVC_STD_ITERATOR is defined, but it seems to me that any
>implementation without partial specialization is going to require the
>parameter for reverse_iterator<T*>.

Until two days ago, boost/array.hpp used
!defined(BOOST_NO_TEMPLATE_PARTIAL_SPECIALIZATION) to select the standard
iterators, but that failed for the Intel compiler, which has partial
specialization but uses the MSVC library.

> In fact, the STLport 4.1 beta, when
>compiled with MSVC includes the extra parameter. Maybe we need a new
>or some such?

Do we really need another macro? We could instead use:


Let me try that before we add YAM (Yet Another Macro).


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