From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-02 02:59:10
"Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
> "Pavol Droba" <droba_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 10:01:08AM -1000, David Abrahams wrote:
>> > Pavol Droba <droba_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > I would really, really like to see a use case which isn't handled more
>> > cleanly and just as easily with an iterator-based "find" algorithm.
>> > I think it's important not to shove functionality into a library
>> > before we can prove its usefulness. It's easy to add functionality
>> > later but it's very hard to remove it once a library is out.
> It's not that hard, is it?
Yes, it's pretty hard. People start to depend on the interface.
> How would your find algorithm look like?
Like std::search, perhaps?
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