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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-21 22:35:50

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> At 06:38 PM 8/21/2003, David Abrahams wrote:
> >I need to make a mapping over paths. Is there any important reason
> >there's no operator< provided?
> I don't think it has been discussed. I've had the need myself, but
> worked around it by using path::string() to generate the key.
> There were a number of discussions about operator== and !=. They can
> be subject to serious abuse and misunderstanding, and so are left
> out.

Whoa, really?

> I'm still not sure if that was the right decision, so might be
> willing to review it.

I'm curious about it, anyway.

Dave Abrahams
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