From: Ullrich Koethe (koethe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-29 16:56:16
Ullrich Koethe wrote:
> Jeremy Siek wrote:
> > If we want to avoid proxy objects, one option would be to go with the
> > existing Property Map interface. This uses put() and get() functions,
> > and reserves operator for only when there are lvalues.
> This is the other extreme. My proposal is a compomise that tries to
> balance flexibility and readablility. get() really clutters the code,
> whereas put() doesn't.
operator can, of course, return an assignable value. An if you know
that it does, your algorithms can use 'x[i] = a'. However, truly generic
algorithms should not be based on this assumption.
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