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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-29 13:03:30

On Mon, 29 Jul 2002, David Abrahams wrote:
dave> Yeah, I understand, but dynamic_bitset doesn't really come close to
dave> modeling a numeric type. I don't think crippling its usefulness as a set
dave> (OK I'm being extreme here) is worth it.
dave> In fact, it's really the other way around: the existence of bitwise
dave> operators means that the built-in integers sort-of model sets in a
dave> half-arsed way.
dave> Someone should implement dynamic_bigint. Until then, dynamic_bitset should
dave> be a great set rather than a wimpy one ;-)

Yeah, despite my playing devil's advocate, I agree.


 Jeremy Siek
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