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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-07 09:54:44

"Giovanni Bajo" <giovannibajo_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> Like what, boost::spirit::file_iterator
>>> (boost/spirit/iterator/file_iterator.hpp)?
>> Probably, but a rhetorical question:
>> "Where is the documentation for this component?"
>> is really
>> inadequate.
> I think it serves its purpose for using the iterator within Spirit. I agree it
> should be rework, if file_iterator had to be generalized in Boost.

Hmmph. I have to say that while I love what Spirit is doing, actually
using it with confidence requires way too much use of the source,
Luke. Reference docs are annoying to write, but neccessary.

>> I can't even tell what iterator category it provides.
> It's a random access iterator. You can experiment with Regex if you want, it
> should work as-is. IIRC, it's used in Wave too.

That's great! Thank you!

Dave Abrahams
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