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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-19 08:16:52

Hamish Mackenzie <hamish_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Tue, 2005-10-18 at 23:13 -0400, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Hamish Mackenzie <hamish_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > But now I am worried that I wanted to buy a car (container max size 1)
>> > and instead I am getting a the back half of a bicycle (deep copy
>> > pointer) welded to the front half of a car. Would I be better off with
>> > a bicycle instead?
>> Whatever. All of these odd cases you pose are distractions from the
>> the fact that having such a common interface can be useful.
> I think you may have misunderstood my bad analogy. You have talked me
> around. Now I am asking for _more_ commonality.

Apologies if I misunderstood.

> Do you think the "fill" example would be useful to fill missing
> values in vector< OptionalPointee >?

Sorry, I don't understand.

Dave Abrahams
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