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From: Shunsuke Sogame (mb2act_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-20 11:42:35

John Maddock wrote:
> Shunsuke Sogame wrote:
>> Steven Burns wrote:
>>> Recently I came up with a modified version of boost::array that
>>> supports runtime sized arrays.
>>> The current boost::array implementation is great but every now and
>>> then you'll need runtime-sized arrays: it's simply impossible to
>>> know everything at
>>> compile time.
>>> It is backwards compatible:
>>> boost::array<int, 10> sarray;
>>> but it can be used this way now:
>>> boost::array<int> darray(10);
>>> I realize you could simply use std::vector, but sometimes all you
>>> want is a fixed-size array (but sized at runtime). Besides, I am not
>>> sure about the overhead involved with std::vector for these simple
>>> scenarios.
>>> Comments welcome,
>> Boost.Array looks deprecated by Boost.Range, IMHO.
>> (Broken compilers still need it, though.)
>> I'm not sure whether or not 'std::vector' made dynamic array
>> deprecated. Well, how's that? :-)
> What makes you think Boost.Array is deprecated? Especially by Boost.Range
> which does something quite different?

I mean I prefer range-concept rather than container-concept.

Shunsuke Sogame

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