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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Heaps
From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-01 14:18:43

Den 01-06-2011 19:27, Tim Blechmann skrev:
>>> one could use a `container' argument similar to the std::priority_queue
>>> ... but i somehow like the way to pass the allocator as template
>>> argument (mainly for consistency among the different heaps) ... but of
>>> course, it would be possible to catch this at compile time ... so that
>>> either a container or an allocator is passed, but not both ...
>> Passing an allocator is not near as powerful a feature as passing the
>> container.
> nope ... but i would like to ensure the API consistency between node-based heaps
> and container-adaptors

Why? This is not exactly the same as defining a generic algorithm
in terms of iterators. Lots of containers have different number of
template arguments. I fail to see what benefits this "consistency"
gives us.


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