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Subject: Re: [boost] Heads up - string_ref landing
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-17 05:38:00

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 10:20 PM, Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr.
<jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Actually, now that I think about it, contiguous_range<T> ==
> iterator_range<T*>, AFAICT. Maybe iterator_range<T*> might want some member
> functions added for conversion to/from other contiguous ranges, and maybe
> there are some other interface tweaks one can make specific for pointers.

contiguous_range should have data() and operator[], iterator_range
doesn't have them.
iterator_range is also problematic when constructing from literals as
literals are implicitly treated as arrays.

BTW, contiguous_range sounds like the array_ref proposal.


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