From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-13 13:25:17
David Abrahams <dave <at> boost-consulting.com> writes:
> "Eric Niebler" <eric <at> boost-consulting.com> writes:
> > I put the using declaration in the requirement because without it, users
> > might rightly wonder how a type such as int could fulfill this
> > particular requirement.
> So why not simply document that there exists in namespace
> template <class T, std::size_t N>
> T* begin(T(&x)[N])
> with semantics
> return &x;
The reference docs state exactly what the functions returns.
In the RC branch, I've added the following line:
> > You're saying a Concept should not describe how it should be
> > satisfied, just how it should be used. Is that right?
> It should describe both, but it's okay if the former is not spelled
> out all in one place, and I find the approach I'm suggesting to be
> more understandable than yours.
I like this distinction. What it amounts to is that there might be several
ways to satisfy a concept and that can be explained elsewhere.
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