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From: Sylvain Pion (Sylvain.Pion_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-15 17:08:19

AlisdairM wrote:
> Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>> I agree. I think this should go in the Array library, rather than
>> boost.Assign.
>> Alisdair, do you agree?
> It makes sense. I have thought about providing the functionality
> before, but didn't fancy getting on top of Boost PP to generate the
> overloads ;?)
> I will certainly look into this as something to do for Boost 1.35.

Thanks Alisdair!

> In my ideal world, this would be spelled as make_tuple though, and

It seems to me that going through a tuple will force some copies,
hence loose the efficiency.

> tuples would be convertible to arrays. I don't think we can manage
> this in an acceptible manner without some changes to the initialization
> and POD rules.
> Actually, we could probably add a conversion operator to the tuple
> template, to convert to arrays. I am not sure that is such a great
> idea though.

I don't have an opinion on this.


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