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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-07 17:48:44

dan marsden <danmarsden_at_[hidden]> writes:

> We're considering a utility metafunction that can be used to generate the
> return type for the various places where element access is required:
> element_ref<Seq, Element>::type
> It will then do the add_reference and add_const if needed based on the Seq
> the element is from. It can then be used to avoid the fiddling above in what I
> suspect is the common case.
> Is this sufficient improvement, or did you have something grander in
> mind?

Well, it's a good start, but I think it might be possible to further
reduce the overhead of extending the library.

Dave Abrahams
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