From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-14 07:17:58
> Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>>> Really, you're returning the difference_type and not the size_type?
>> Yes, that was the intension. Iterators don't have a size_type per se,
>> and so it complicated the whole thing a little to make the user worry
>> about this.
> I think that "size" was an inappropriate name.
> I don't know why "distance_of_random_access" was named "size".
> Iterators don't have a "size" per se. :-)
no, but an half-open iterator range [x,y) has a size.
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