Boost logo

Boost :

From: Paul Mensonides (pmenso57_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-12 01:06:26

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]>

> > In order to work with different type sequences from other places, those
> type
> > sequences will still need to be modified.
> That's not my understanding at all. AFAIK, you can just specialize the
> begin<> and end<> metafunctions to produce iterators. Care to explain what
> you mean?

That is what I mean. You have to provide the iterators, and that is intrusive.
Nevertheless, that isn't really a big deal. I don't think that this is
necessarily a worthwhile goal on philosophical grounds. Template
metaprogramming is still in its infancy. As of right now, we still have a
reasonably chance at uniformity. Specifically designing the library to be
easily adaptable to alternate implementations of the same thing certainly
doesn't encourage uniformity.

Paul Mensonides

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at