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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-11 10:38:24

Pavol Droba <droba_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 08:59:59AM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Pavol Droba <droba_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> >
>> > However I can see a way how to resolve a problem with future unicode
>> > character classes. Simple trait class can do the job nicely.
>> The way to handle this is with a simple range wrapper:
>> string_literal("Hello, world")
> This is what I have actualy suggested in later posts.

I'm confused, then. When I read

> We can make Range library to work as you request, but it would
> make it fully unusable on string literals.

I get the impression you think the range library should work on string
literals directly. I am with Peter in the opinion that string
literals can only properly be treated by a range library as an array
of characters, including the null terminator.

Dave Abrahams
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