From: Andrew Koenig (ark_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-23 09:20:45
Peter> FWIW, after some days of thinking, I am now convinced that the
Peter> operator requirement for random access iterators is a
Peter> defect. Iterators don't need , containers do.
Iterators don't need -> either, but experience was that users expected
all iterators to supply it because they were accustomed to using it
with pointers. The same argument applies to .
-- Andrew Koenig, ark_at_[hidden], http://www.research.att.com/info/ark
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