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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-26 09:48:37

From: "Jeremy Siek" <jsiek_at_[hidden]>

> Here's another idea for a "hello world" example. A rewrite of Matt
> Austern's line_iterator example from his Generic Programming and the STL
> book. The line_iterator call getline() and then return a std::string from
> operator*.
> On Fri, 26 Jul 2002, David Abrahams wrote:
> dave>
> dave> That's neat, but we already have the permutation adaptor, and I
> dave> don't think it's really a simple enough example. Beman's example
> dave> just makes a simple iterator, not an adaptor, and I think that's an
> dave> important feature for a "hello, world"-type introduction.
> dave>
> dave> -Dave

Don't you think people will find an iterator which traverses the elements
of a real sequence to be more-obvious? That's why I'm suggesting the
singly-linked list iterator.

           David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

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