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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-20 21:54:13

"JOAQUIN LOPEZ MU?Z" <joaquin_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> > I will need another member function to return the
>> > position ordinal of a given element (that is,
>> > the inverse of operator[]), and for that "position"
>> > seems also a good candidate.
>> IMO that should have been "index."
> But "index" already has a disparate meaning in the
> context of Boost.MultiIndex.

I'm not sure that's a problem. But if it is, maybe you should rename
the library. I'm only half-kidding: if you can't use index to mean
what it usually means in the most basic computer programs, it feels to
me like something is wrong.

> I need another synonim:
> ordinal, rank, situation?

I would use ordinal if I had to pick one of those.

Dave Abrahams
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