Subject: Re: [boost] FW: [filesystem] : basic_path : Feature request
From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-07 17:16:50
Emil Dotchevski wrote:
>>> Note however that path has some but not all of the characteristics of
>>> a standard container. I'd want to see persuasive use cases for adding
>>> functionality - just making path more like a std container without
>>> good reason is likely to lead to interface bloat without offsetting
> I have to second this, all path member functions that take a string
> apply a transformation to establish the path's invariant, it wouldn't
> make sense to make it feel more like a container of chars.
The idea is to make it feel like a container of strings, each string
being a path element.
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