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From: Howard Hinnant (hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-03 14:16:37

On Dec 3, 2003, at 1:42 PM, Douglas Paul Gregor wrote:

> I'm happy with keeping is_array (it's a very basic type trait, I
> think),
> but rank and dimension haven't proven themselves. Do we even have them
> in
> Boost? <looks it up> No, we don't, so one could conjecture that perhaps
> they aren't necessary. remove_bounds is in the Boost type traits lib,
> although it doesn't seem to be used anywhere in the library itself.

I use remove_bounds and remove_all_bounds in the implementation of
other traits in the Metrowerks lib. But I don't use dimension or rank
(and haven't shipped them).

> We better be darn sure we need rank and dimension before we reserve
> those
> names in namespace std::tr1 or std.

<nod> Thanks.


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