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Subject: Re: [boost] [accumulators] why not operator+=?
From: Alan Patterson (alan.patterson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-02 06:49:07

John Phillips wrote:
> 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.
> Just personal preference, but I also prefer the function style
> interface. A += interface would imply addition to me, whether it is
> what is really happening or not.
> John
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Doesn't a += interface make an accumulate interface like:

std::accumulate(data.begin(), data.end(), acc);

more appealing than :

std::for_each(data.begin(), data.end(), acc);


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