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From: Howard Hinnant (hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-25 11:11:24

On May 25, 2005, at 11:39 AM, David Abrahams wrote:

> Can arguments to compressed_pair be const-qualified? The
> documentation only lists this restriction:
> Note that compressed_pair can not be instantiated if either of the
> template arguments is a union type, unless there is compiler support
> for boost::is_union, or if boost::is_union is specialised for the
> union type.
> I believe I am getting an error from Intel C++ when an argument to
> compressed_pair is const. The question is whether we need a
> workaround in compressed_pair.hpp or a change to the html
> documentation.

I don't see any reason for compressed_pair to have different behavior
than pair with respect to const (i.e. a const member must be


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