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From: Ian McCulloch (ianmcc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-03 18:37:03

Boris wrote:

> "Pavel Vozenilek" <pavel_vozenilek_at_[hidden]>,

>> How would such dynamic_array be better (different) than std::vector?
> I wouldn't say it's better. It would be just a bit more suitable in a
> situation where you know that you will deal with a fixed number of
> elements at runtime. The interface would be probably similar to
> std::vector but without inserting/removing operations. While std::vector
> is the natural choice when you need a dynamic array and boost::array when
> you know the (fixed) size at compile time this new array type (whatever
> the name would be) would be chosen when you know the (fixed) size only at
> runtime.

You still have not stated what advantages such a container would have over a
resizable container. In other words, if you omit the resize() et. al. from
std::vector, what extra functionality can be gained in return?

Ian McCulloch

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