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From: Thorsten Ottosen (tottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-03 05:28:32

Shunsuke Sogame wrote:
> Thorsten Ottosen wrote:

>>>I read the long discussion why 'boost_range_begin' was born.
>>>Did I overlook another discussion about the birth of 'range_begin'?
>>maybe, there was some discussion about the problems of tying
>>a concept to a library name. the range concept exists out-side of boost
>>and any type T conforms to it if it implements range_begin(T&) and
>>range_end(T&) etc.
> Where the range concept belongs? "Global"?

yep, in the sense that customization points are not tied to
a particular library.

> I'm maybe an worrier, struggling with ADL invasions.
> But short names conflict.

true, that is why begin()/end() were abadened.


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