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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-24 12:56:09

From: "David Abrahams" <abrahams_at_[hidden]>

> From: "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
> > No, it's never valid to have less<type> but not operator<. The only
> > exception is for pointers that don't point into the same array.
> Think of the target of a smart pointer as a 1-element array. That is
> the case we have.

My point is that shared_ptr is not required to repeat this mistake.

less<> should be equivalent to operator<. There's no reason to split them

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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