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From: joel de guzman (djowel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-11 15:42:56

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrei Alexandrescu" <andrewalex_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 4:22 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Loki SmartPtr study: Policy orthogonality issues

> > I find the whole idea of adding pointer arithmetic to shared_array
> > questionable at best and nonsensical at worst.
> Cool, but operator[] is kind of closely related to pointer arithmetic, ain't
> it?
> > That said, if I had to support pointer arithmetic, I'd rather provide the
> > full range of operators.

I think the problem is that C incorrectly combined the notion of
pointers and iterators (and even arrays) in one whole uncanny mix.
Are we trying to commit the same mistake again?


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