Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-21 14:18:30
At Sat, 22 Jan 2011 01:56:36 +0800,
Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 22, 2011 at 1:37 AM, Chad Nelson
> <chad.thecomfychair_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Fri, 21 Jan 2011 20:07:51 +0800
> > Dean Michael Berris <mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >> [...] Mostly I'm interested in seeing a string class that is:
> >> 1. Immutable. No if's or but's about it. I don't want a string to be
> >> modifiable. Period. You can create it, and once it's created, that's
> >> it. [...]
> > I'm confused by this. You want the basic type to always act as if it's
> > const, with no way to modify the string at ALL after it's been created?
> No changing arbitrary content in the string. Concatenation is a
> process of creating new strings.
But you're allowing assignment. That's not acting "as if it's const,
with no way to modify the string"
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