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From: Ani Taggu (ataggu_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-11 19:54:50

"Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Jeremy Siek" <jsiek_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > Hi Edward,
> >
> > On Sun, 10 Nov 2002, Edward Diener wrote:
> > eddiel> OK, here are some questions regarding the property map library;
> > eddiel>
> > eddiel> 1) What is a property map ? Is it a template class, a class, a
> > eddiel> template function, a function ?
> >
> > It is a "concept", as the term is used in the SGI STL docs:
> >
> > It has to do with specifying the contract between generic algorithms
> > (function templates) and the user of such algorithms.
> I am aware of your defintion of "concept" from Matt Austern's fine book.
> concepts imply implementations.

I am a frequent listener here and it is quite uncommon to see such offensive
language. I wonder how you can "demand" better documentation from the
library author who had in spare time crafted a library good enough to be
included in boost.


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