From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-06 01:42:09
"Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:
> To implement part of the serialization library, I defined composable
> iterators that could be composed in any sequence. This permitted
> me to a small number of iterators that could be composed at
> compile time to generate a much larger number of possible
> transforming iterators. I called these "Dataflow" iterators. They
> are used for thinks like converting strings from wide char to base64
> and things like that. I've never been able to convince anyone else
> of the merit of the approach - but hope springs eternal.
How are these different from many of the iterators provided by
http://www.boost.org/libs/iterator, particularly transform_iterator?
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