Subject: Re: [boost] [array] remove static qualifier for size(), empty() and max_size() member function
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-15 12:00:59
> I guess that the static qualifier for size(), empty() and max_size()
> makes the boost::array template class unsuitable for the STL sequence
> container interface.
> I recommend to remove the static qualifier.
Why? The only way that the qualifier can be detected is by taking the
address of the function: but the types of member functions of STL containers
are "unknowable" according to the std already. In other words the array
class already conforms to the container requirements IMO.