Subject: Re: [boost] [Range] Confusing result of iterator_range::size()
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-05 06:53:31
On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 4:26 AM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> on Fri Nov 04 2011, Olaf van der Spek <ml-AT-vdspek.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 11:02 AM, Thorsten Ottosen
>> <thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> My concern was about a.size()< b.size() where one size() returns a
>>>> signed type and the other an unsigned type.
>>> Yes, that happens a lot in C++. Not much we can do about it.
>> We could ensure all size() return an unsigned type.
> Yes, that is already part of the container requirements, which would
> otherwise be refinements of the range requirements.
So boost::iterator_range::size() and boost::size() violate this?
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