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Subject: Re: [boost] [Range] Confusing result of iterator_range::size()
From: Sergey Voropaev (serge-voropaev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-03 08:18:07

Thorsten Ottosen <thorsten.ottosen <at>> writes:

> Den 03-11-2011 10:35, Sergey Voropaev skrev:
> > Thorsten Ottosen<thorsten.ottosen<at>> writes:

> > Yes, but mostly all well-known containers use size_t as size_type.(I can
> > imagine
> > container with 64 bit unsigned size in 32 bit programm, but it is not common
> > case). But using 32 bit int for size in programm will be error of programmer
> > but not error of container design. Container with signed int as size_type is
> > very unusual container.
> Why? Its not uncommon to use 32 bits for storing size/capacity in vector
> like containers, even for 64 bit development.

Sorry, but I do not say it. I say its common to use size_t for storing
size/capacity. And its non common to use signed. It is very confusing for me as
user of your library.

Sergey Voropaev

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