Subject: [boost] std::map::find() wrapper
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-20 09:54:50
I've written a small wrapper for std::map::find() (and map-like
containers/ranges) that returns a pointer to the value if found (or
NULL if not found).
The advantage is that you don't need the container type name (for
::reference), you can initialize the pointer inside an if condition,
you don't have to compare against ::end() and you don't have to use
For containers of pointers to objects, the wrapper could do an
Do you think this would be useful for inclusion in Boost?
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