From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-25 18:04:17
On Sun, 25 Apr 2004 18:43:03 -0400, David Abrahams wrote
> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > On Sun, 25 Apr 2004 17:03:18 -0400, David Abrahams wrote
> >> >> So maybe a new type should be made that just represents year &
> >> >> month. Every year still only has 12 months. Of course, your
> >> >> problem comes back if you want to mix days in.
> >> >
> >> > Exactly, and I don't know what I would do with this type without mixing
> >> > back in...
> >> if (some_date.is_in(Jun/2004))
> >> std::cout << "that's a hot one!";
> > You didn't need to invent a type to do this
> The type is that of Jun/2004
Ok my first email didn't help. My point was that there are lots of other ways
to do the function you are suggesting that are more consistent with the
current library and don't require the addition this type which we can't even
seem to create a name for. Basically, your example isn't a compelling use
case for me.
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