From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-16 16:47:25
"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| Pavol Droba wrote:
| > On Sun, May 15, 2005 at 08:17:15PM -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
| >>"Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> writes:
| >>>| I'd like to leave it for the discussion. Right now it seems, that
| >>>| most of the people that entered discussion prefer c-array view.
| >>>| I would prefer c-string view, but I'm probably biased by the fact
| >>>| that I'm the author of StringAlgo library.
| >>> I prefer the string view too.
| >>I just have one thing to say: vector<bool>.
| > Pardon me, but somehow I cannot figure out the point here. Can you please
| > explain the me the connection to vector<bool>
| vector<bool> creates all kinds of problems because generic code can't
| make assumptions about the behavior of vector<T>. vector<bool> is widely
| regarded as a Bad Move. Dave is saying that treating char different
| than, say, int is inviting the same sorts of problems. It will make it
| difficult to deal with T in generic code.
| I agree with Dave.
are these "problems" as serious as vector<bool> ?
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