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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-13 12:48:30

From: "Phil Garofalo" <pfg23_at_[hidden]>

> I know vector<bool> doesn't adhere to the canonical
> container interface and I've read Scott Meyer's
> critique of it in _Effective STL_, but I for one would
> like to see it stay.


> If there's a better alternative to vector<bool> for
> cases like these, where you might need a very large
> number of flags dynamically allocated at run time, I'm
> all for it. I haven't seen one yet. So until then, I
> vote to keep vector<bool>.

We're not voting on that here. As Pete Becker said, this is not the forum
for discussing whether existing standard components should stay or go.
Please move any such discussion to comp.std.c++ or some other appropriate


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