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From: Stewart, Robert (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-22 17:03:36

From: David Abrahams [mailto:david.abrahams_at_[hidden]]
> I'm curious about something. Of all the people with whom
> you've corresponded
> about using operator[] in format, what percentage have
> immediately responded
> positively to your view of operator[] as an analogy for projection?
> I think op[] has some clear technical merits, but unless my
> antennae are
> seriously mistuned, almost noboone thinks that it makes any sort of
> "intuitive sense"... and that's not something you'll be able
> to convince
> people of. It's like a joke: either they get it, or they
> don't. If they

Count me among those that find it "not counterintuitive." How's that for
waffling? Seriously, it doesn't confuse me; neither does it enthuse me.
It's fine and I would have no qualms about its acceptance, but I'm not going
to cry if it's dropped.

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