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From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-10 02:22:58

Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website for Email <andrewalex <at>> writes:

> "Vladimir Prus" <ghost <at>> wrote in message
> news:ccm43l$q1d$1 <at>
> > Russell Hind wrote:

> > > is 'end' in boost?
> >
> > I think the recently accepted container traits library has it.

indeed. See <boost/range/end.hpp> in the main cvs.
> That's cool. Then, what is the motivation of the initialization library?
> Andrei the malicious one

1. initilization.
2. easy syntax with pairs for maps
3. easy syntax n-tuples of arguments
4. you can also choose to call eg. push_front instead of push_back if the
container allows it
5. a few hooks like vector<int> v; v += 1,repeat(5,1); // do 5 1's



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