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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-07 17:01:43

Let me know what you think of this proposal:

On Thu, 7 Jun 2001 kevin_vanhorn_at_[hidden] wrote:

> Anyway, this problem spills over into the Boost iterator adaptor
> library. I can't use the iterator_adaptor class template to define a
> row iterator for my matrix class because the iterator_adaptor template
> insists on adhering to the standard's overly-strict definition of a
> RandomAccessIterator.

Redoing the iterator adpator class using the new iterator category stuff
is high on my todo list.

> I think the Boost libraries should get this issue right even if the
> Standard doesn't (maybe doing so would help fix the Standard in the
> future.) What do the rest of you think?

I agree.

> P.S. It seems to me that there are similar problems with the standard
> container concepts; they also are too restrictively defined, bundling
> up too many separate issues together instead of factoring things into
> orthogonal concept groups.
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