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Subject: Re: [boost] std::map::find() wrapper
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-01 16:41:59

On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 9:23 PM, Scott McMurray <[hidden]> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 11:53, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> What's the best way to get this wrapper into Boost?
>> Somebody? Please?
> Why do you need it in boost?  Putting the 6 lines of code in a file
> when you need it is no great hardship.

Because you'd like to avoid code duplication. Because not everyone
thinks about writing such a wrapper.

std::map::find is used quite a lot and in most if not all cases this
wrapper would provide a simpler alternative.

> Since it's not fundamental functionality, I think the cost of
> documenting it and making it visible oughtweighs its utility.

Are you the one that's paying that cost?


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