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From: Manfred Doudar (manfred.doudar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-21 05:04:37

> ----- Mensaje original -----
> De: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> Fecha: Viernes, Enero 20, 2006 11:17 pm
> Asunto: Re: [boost] [multi_index] intrusive multi_index poll for
> interest
>>"JOAQUIN LOPEZ MU?Z" <joaquin_at_[hidden]> writes:
> [...]
>>>position() would be a perfect fit except for one thing:
>>>in the roadmapped ranked indices
> (
>>>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 need another synonim:
> ordinal, rank, situation?

`ordinate` is more appropriate that `ordinal` IMO, and is a good choice

an alternative might otherwise be: `kernel`, but then again many might
not like it, and give rise to debate.


Manfred Doudar - Research Engineer
National ICT Australia (NICTA)
Research School of Information Sciences and Engineering (RSISE)
The Australian National University - Canberra, ACT 0200 AUSTRALIA

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