From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-26 16:30:13
At 02:48 PM 7/26/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
>> > Another thing that still confuses me is why you need to specify
>> > can let Reference, Pointer, and Distance default.
>> It's all spelled out in the table. The default value_type is
>> iterator_traits<slist_node*>::value_type == slist_node, not slist_data.
>To further clarify, as the table says, the defaults for Reference,
>and Distance are not taken from the Base type, but from the Value type.
>Once we specify that the Value type is slist_data, we get slist_data& and
>slist_data* for free.
I was misreading the table as always using the Base type as the default.
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