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Subject: Re: [boost] [accumulators] why not operator+=?
From: Neal Becker (ndbecker2_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-30 15:07:10

Eric Niebler wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> A nit perhaps, but why not overload += to process samples?
> Would that be horribly misleading if the accumulator set isn't actually
> doing addition? I'm happy with the function-style interface.

Not sure what you mean by addition. Here, we are 'adding' a new sample (or
samples) to the collection of samples. It doesn't matter whether the
underlying accumulator then uses 'addition' or not. Seems clear to me.

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