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From: Daniel Frey (daniel.frey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-21 05:16:00

David White wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-05-21 at 19:20, Daniel Frey wrote:
> >
> > Whether distance_type is signed or unsigned should be looked up in the
> > standard, but I don't have the standard :) Anyway we shouldn't guess if
> > we can know. If you have the standard, can you please check it?
> The standard, in 23.1, table 65 lists difference_type as a container
> member as being a "signed integral type". size_type on the other hand,
> is listed as being an "unsigned integral type".


Slightly OT: Both Dave and me wrote "distance_type" again. I know it's
wrong but I see it all the time. Seems difference_type (the correct
name) is not very intuitive, is it? :)

Regards, Daniel

Daniel Frey
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