From: Dirk Gerrits (dirk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-08 12:55:23
Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
> I dislike any name called "set_cont" because "set"
> has so many meanings, besides being an STL class. I'd like initializer()
> better. It may be longer but it conveys what is being done.
> when 'set' appears as a function name its always a verb in the imperative,
> never a noun.
> Thus you shouldn't be confused with the set class. In my vocabulary
> set( v ) += ...
> has only one meaning, and it conveys fine what's going one. Initializer is a
> bad name because this is "fraud"
> initialize( v ) = 1,2,3,4.
> since ot will remove whatever v held before that statement. It's realy an
> , not initializing something.
assign(v) = 1,2,3,4;
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