Subject: Re: [boost] Standard library Technical Report 2 proposals for Boost libraries
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-15 08:59:01
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> on Thu Dec 15 2011, Olaf van der Spek <ml-AT-vdspek.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 1:28 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> on Thu Dec 15 2011, Olaf van der Spek <ml-AT-vdspek.org> wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>>> Are there any plans to propose Boost Iterator for TR2?
>>> I have no plans, and it really wouldn't be appropriate in its current
>>> form. It needs a thorough going-over and probably a few design changes
>>> before it would be ready for another attempt at standardization. The
>>> standards proposals were determined to be not fully-baked enough when we
>>> submitted them the last time.
>> What about https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/6240?
> What about it? I don't see its relevance to TR2
The original idea was to request size_type to be added to
iterator_traits. It'd properly solve the iterator_range::size() return
Beman and Daniel said iterator_traits is considered less than ideal
and suggested boost/iterator/iterator_traits instead.
Hence my request to you.