From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-10 02:22:58
Andrei Alexandrescu (See Website for Email <andrewalex <at> hotmail.com> writes:
> "Vladimir Prus" <ghost <at> cs.msu.su> wrote in message
> news:ccm43l$q1d$1 <at> sea.gmane.org...
> > 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
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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