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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-03 17:35:48

Douglas Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Monday 03 November 2003 04:10 pm, David Abrahams wrote:
>> The iterators library is in flux; I think it would be a mistake to
>> branch for 1.31's release before it settles down.
> Due to my patch?


> I've reverted it and the tested the (Signals) workaround on the
> affected compilers.

Too bad.

> I see no reason to delay further, unless you had another reason that
> the library is in flux.

Yes, there are several reasons. We want it to match the form of the
TR1 proposal more closely. You can see recent changes to those
documents in libs/iterator/doc/new-iter-concepts.* and
libs/iterator/doc/facade-and-adaptor.*. Of course, we are also
looking at some more changes to the TR1 proposals, which I'd like to
try to do all at once. I'd rather not release two consecutive
interface-breaking changes to the iterator adaptors library, if

I think making decisions about some of this stuff is going to require
attention from a few more people than just me. If we have sufficient
critical mass of interest here on this list, I'll be happy to raise
the issues here.

Dave Abrahams
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