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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in a simple buffer abstraction?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-27 09:26:55

Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> On 27/01/2011 13:37, Boris Kolpackov wrote:
> > b.copy (data, size); | b.assign (data, data + size);
> How about std::vector<char> a; std::vector<char> b = a;

The point was succinctness for the purpose at hand.

> > b.append (data, size); | b.insert (b.end (), data, data + size);
> Appending is more of a string thing. Are you sure you want this?

Imagine reading several times from a socket to try to fill a buffer before returning.

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

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