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From: Howard Hinnant (hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-05 16:44:46

On Oct 5, 2003, at 3:10 PM, David Abrahams wrote:

> Howard Hinnant <hinnant_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> HH>
>>> HH> to operate on tuple-like types instead of just tuple types.
>>> Then once
>>> HH> tuple is standardized (and put in namespace std), then I/O would
>>> just
>>> HH> work for std::pair, and enjoy all the benefits of the tuple I/O
>>> HH> manipulators.
>>> Can't wait :)
>> I realized after I wrote this that my English was ambiguous (C++ is
>> sooo much easier to work with! :-) ). The proposal does not have the
>> modification I suggest. I wish it did.
> I think we can bring it back during drafting, though. Joel de Guzman
> has just done some work on tuple algorithms and iterators which may
> justify that.

Sounds very interesting! Fwiw, Metrowerks has shipped such a
std::tr1::tuple on Mac, however the hookup to pair I/O doesn't work
unless you reconfigure the lib to put the std::tr1 stuff into std
(there is a switch to do just that).


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