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From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-16 08:15:23

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On Monday 16 September 2002 14:51, David Abrahams wrote:
> From: "Thomas Witt" <witt_at_[hidden]>
> > For directory iterator the factory function just adds typing.
> Naw, just call the iterator type directory_iterator_t, and call the object
> factory directory_iterator().

And replace typing with confusion ;-). Furthermore this doesn't really help in
explicit for loops.

> Yes, we need a way to write constructors with iterator_adaptor. Coming
> soon.

I am happy as long as we agree that ctor support is a worthy goal. The
timeframe is not a problem for me.

> Or, you can handcraft your iterator type if you like. That sounds like what
> you're gonna do anyway.

That is what Beman says he is gonna do. I agree with him regarding the point
that a directory_iterator ctor taking a path should be provided.

- --Thomas

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