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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-05 17:55:34

On Tuesday, February 5, 2002, at 09:29 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu wrote:
> On a larger scale, I believe this is not the right way to go, so I would
> actually oppose fixed_*. Proliferating all of STL's containers in each
> design direction (in this case, fixed capacity) is simply a losing
> approach.
> We'd end up where the smart pointers are - lots of them, but still quite
> often you'd have to write your own from scratch.

Hi Andrei,

I understand your concerns but we have a number of applications where
a fixed_capacity_vector or stack are essential for good performance.

Do you have a better suggestion how containers with the fixed_capacity
property and no dynamic allocation could be implemented in a better way?


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