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Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in StaticVector - fixed capacity vector
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-16 05:38:31

Nathan Ridge wrote:
>>> After reading this thread again, it seems to me that the reason we
>>> can't reach an agreement is that different people are proposing
>>> two fundamentally different ways of using static_vector:
>>> 1) As a variant of [std|boost]::array where not all the elements are
>>> constructed/used at the same time, and which keeps track of
>>> how many elements are currently in use.
>> Can you please give some examples of such use?
> Another example would be the underlying data structure for a circular
> buffer whose maximum size is known at compile time.

As a container for storing some number of pointers/iterators/ids/etc.
to/of children nodes in a node of some tree structure. This number of
course must be known at compile time. E.g. in every variation of a
B-tree, including all spatial indexes based on a rtree.


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