From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-02 11:35:07
"Victor A. Wagner Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Absent that oddity, I suspect that you could rather easily overload
> some global operators to handle what you want using any of std::set,
> std::bitset, or boost::dynamic_bitset (the backwardness of the
> comparison operators would still bother me, though).
ADL looks into the namespace of the set first, so it will probably
never work for generic code.
> Hmmmm, maybe I should look more closely at the "unordered
> collections" (hash_set) proposal further and see if that correctly manages
> the set concept.
It doesn't, for your definition of "correct."
The right way to do this, IMO, is with wrapper types:
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