From: Pavel Vozenilek (pavel_vozenilek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-22 06:49:06
I vote to include string_algos into Boost.
Few issues that may get considered:
1. Usual order of function parameters is "in, in-out, out".
Many functions here have "out" parameters first. This is error prone
and there's no way to check it automatically.
Every algorithm needs to have small example(s) in reference section.
Pre/post-conditions, throws, etc details would be useful.
Example how to use string_algos with traditional STL begin()/end()
should be present for every algorithm.
Overcommented full examples are always welcomed.
Advanced use of the library (e.g. with lambda or boost::format)
should be mentioned.
Complex internal data type names should be hidden from one
only perusing it.
There should be detail step-by-step recipe how to compile
complete string_algos with regex (what files from where etc).
3. sequence_traits<> should become separate library (or part of
4. Having mutation algorithms return void looks OK for me.
It would be correct first to review container_traits<> and sequence_traits<>
but IMHO string_algos is too useful to postpone a year.
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