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Subject: Re: [boost] AlRangeExandrescu?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-24 08:24:55

> > That would limit ranges because there are ranges that are not
> > pairs of iterators.
> All ranges can be expressed as pairs of iterators, so I hardly
> see how that limits anything.

Not true. Some ranges can be generated on the fly based upon a
predicate (either provided or built into the range type). Ranges
in the Boost.Range library are what you've described, but those
in Andrei's scheme are not.

> The issue is that expressing a range as a pair of iterators may
> not always be optimal.

Expressing a range as a pair of iterators is not always possible.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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