Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Fourth release, requesting preliminary review again
From: Chad Nelson (chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-10 13:13:42
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On 06/10/2010 01:00 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>>> as an example, std::copy does not need to know the size of the output
>>> sequence nor need to know how to grow it (one can for example use
>>> back_inserter for automatic growth). Couldn't xint use a similar
>> std::copy doesn't need to know how to grow the output sequence, but it
>> *does* need to be passed the back_inserter, which needs to know how to
>> grow it.
> You don't have to use back_inserter with std::copy.
> Copying into a pre-existing buffer also works.
We were discussing why he thought the XInt algorithms didn't need to
know how to grow their buffers in order to change the sizes of them.
Oak Circle Software, Inc.
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