From: Martin Weiser (weiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-18 05:28:17
On Freitag, 18. Oktober 2002 01:11, Bohdan wrote:
> "David A. Greene" <greened_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > I've often found the need to construct container adaptors to provide
> > things such as a fixed-size vector. After once again writing
> > some of these things, I'm wondering whether it might be worth
> > designing a container adaptor library similar to the iterator
> > adaptor library. I can see a container traits library coming
> > out of this as well.
> May be a bit OT, but what about View Templeate Library ? :
No, not really OT, although VTL is designed more around the idea of
providing (more or less) immutable "views" onto existing data.
> I'm just curious, why it is so unpopular ?
Don't know. Missing advertising? ;)
> Is it too old ? Is it surplus, from boosters point of view ?
Well, today I'd implement it in a different way. Actually we're still
intending to rewrite the library using the boost iterator adaptor
library... as time permits :(
> I never heard it was mentioned in this ML.
We raised this topic some time ago, but got only a limited response. Not
much discussion evolved.
-- Dr. Martin Weiser Zuse Institute Berlin weiser_at_[hidden] Scientific Computing http://www.zib.de/weiser Numerical Analysis and Modelling
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