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From: nbecker_at_[hidden]
Date: 2001-04-05 12:12:32

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Maeder <maeder_at_[hidden]> writes:

    Thomas> nbecker_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> generate<iter, gen&> (start, end, g);

    Thomas> This wasn't your question, but: it's not very clear if this is legal. The
    Thomas> generate algorithm as documented in §25.5.6 clearly requires a function
    Thomas> object to be passed. A function object is defined in §25 (rather implicitly,
    Thomas> though) to be either a pointer to function or an object with an
    Thomas> appropriately overloaded operator(). A reference is not an object in C++.

Interesting. Actually, I found this technique in "The C++ Standard Library",
Nicolai M. Josuttis.

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