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Subject: Re: [boost] [range] Performance benchmarks?
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-01 18:28:51

On 02/01/2012 10:19 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Wed Feb 01 2012, Mathias Gaunard<> wrote:
>> On 02/01/2012 04:39 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> A question came up in a long bikeshed discussion on a C++ committee
>>> mailing list as to the performance of range based interface versus a
>>> begin/end iterator interface (I.E. traditional STL interface) to the
>>> same algorithms.
>> It's exactly the same performance, because a range is just a pair of
>> begin/end iterators and all the code is implemented using the
>> iterators.
> No, a range is not _necessarily_ a pair of begin/end iterators.

They are in Boost, and in particular in Boost.Range, which was being
asked about here.

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